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Dec 11, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Dec 12, 1985
This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on December 12, 1985. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.
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Dec 11, 1985
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 12, 1985
The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Dec 12, 1985
Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.
H.Con.Res. 247 (99th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.
A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.
This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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