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99th Congress (1985–1986)
This resolution was introduced on July 16, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for California's 12th congressional district
Jul 16, 1986
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H.Res. 497 (99th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 497. This is the one from the 99th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the need for greater international cooperation in responding to nuclear disasters, H.R. Res. 497, 99th Cong. (1986).
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