H.Res. 557 (98th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against consideration of the bill (H.R. 5973) making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Jul 26, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 26, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gillis Long

Representative for Louisiana's 8th congressional district

Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/26/1984--Introduced.Waives points of order against the consideration of H.R. 5973 (Department of the Interior and related agencies funding). Read more >
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Passed House
Last Action: Aug 2, 1984

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 557” 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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History

Introduced
Jul 26, 1984

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