H.Res. 137 (99th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 2068) to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1986 and 1987 for the Department of State, the United States Information Agency, the Board of International Broadcasting, and for other purposes.


Apr 18, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 18, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Bonior
Representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/18/1985--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 2068 (Department of State and related agencies funding).

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Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 2068 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 16, 1985

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 137” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 18, 1985


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