H.Res. 497 (98th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 5119) to authorize international development and security assistance programs and Peace Corps programs for fiscal year 1985, and for other purposes.


May 3, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 3, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gillis Long

Representative for Louisiana's 8th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/3/1984--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 5119 (foreign assistance programs funding). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 3, 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. 497”). 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.


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

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Debate on H.R. 5119 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: May 10, 1984

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