H.Res. 585 (97th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to any enabling legislation which may arise concerning Puerto Rican Statehood.

Introduced:

Sep 15, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 15, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Donald Bailey

Representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district

Democrat

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.

History

Introduced
Sep 15, 1982

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