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- 7/24/1984--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 5973 (Department of the Interior and related agencies funding).
Last Action: Aug 2, 1984
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 551” 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.
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TO AGEEE TO H. RES. 551, THE RULE WAIVING CERTAIN POINTS OF ORDER AGAINST H.R. 5973. H.R. 5973 APPROPRIATES $8.5 BILLION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR AND RELATED AGENCIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 1985. (MOTION FAILED)Jul 24, 1984 midnight
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