H.Res. 591 (99th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against the conference report on the bill (S. 2638) to authorize appropriations for military functions of the Department of Defense and to prescribe military personnel levels for such Department for fiscal year 1987, to revise and improve military compensation programs, to improve defense procurement procedures, to authorize certain construction at military installations for fiscal year 1987, to authorize appropriations for national security programs of the Department of Energy for fiscal year 1987, and for other purposes, and against the consideration of such conference report.


Oct 14, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 14, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tony Hall
Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Waives points of order against the conference report on S. 2638 (armed forces funding) and against its consideration.

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 14, 1986

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 591” 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 14, 1986


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