About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
9/4/1985--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should establish a bipartisan commission on the budget deficit with the express charter to recommend appropriate policy to enable ...
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Sep 12, 1984
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 581 (98th).
Sep 4, 1985
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. 259”). 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.
21 cosponsors (13D, 8R)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 259 — 99th Congress: A resolution to request that the President establish a bipartisan commission on the budget deficit.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hres259
“H.Res. 259 — 99th Congress: A resolution to request that the President establish a bipartisan commission on the budget deficit..” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hres259>
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