Sponsor and status
Dec 3, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 16, 1982
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 16, 1982. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senator for California
Dec 3, 1982
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 7, 1982
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 16, 1982
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S.Res. 500 (97th) was a 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution commending the Government of Zimbabwe, S. Res. 500, 97th Cong. (1982).
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