About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 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 >
- What is a resolution?
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 585” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. 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 resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no votes related to this resolution.
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