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Sep 15, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This resolution was introduced on September 15, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district
9/15/1982--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that any enabling legislation for the statehood of Puerto Rico should protect the ties with Puerto Rico which benefit all Americans. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 585”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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