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H.Res. 566 (99th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should accept the invitation of Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda to meet with the black leaders of the six “front-line states” that border South Africa.

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Sep 26, 1986
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 26, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Alton Waldon Jr.

Representative for New York's 6th congressional district




Sep 26, 1986

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.Res. 566 (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. 566. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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