H.Res. 587 (99th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against the conference report on 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, and against the consideration of such conference report.


Oct 10, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 10, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Claude Pepper
Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Waives points of order against the conference report on H.R. 6 (water resources development) and against its consideration.

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 17, 1986

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 587” 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.


Oct 10, 1986


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