H.Res. 488 (98th): A resolution electing the Honorable Jim Wright, a Representative from the State of Texas, Speaker pro tempore during the absence of the Speaker.


Apr 12, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 12, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Foley

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/12/1984--Introduced.Elects the Honorable Jim Wright, of Texas, Speaker pro tempore during the absence of the Speaker. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 12, 1984

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. 488”). 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.



There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.Res. 611 (identical)

Last Action: Oct 5, 1984

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