H.Res. 305 (99th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H. R. 6) to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources and the improvement and rehabilitation of the Nation’s water resources infrastructure.


Nov 1, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 1, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Moakley

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 6 (water resources development). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 1, 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. 305”). 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.


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.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 6 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 17, 1986

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