Oct 1, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 3, 1986
This simple resolution was agreed to on October 3, 1986. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senator from Maryland
Oct 1, 1986
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 1, 1986
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 3, 1986
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S.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.
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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Civic Impulse. (2017). S.Res. 497 — 99th Congress: An original resolution to pay a gratuity to David K. Stokely. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sres497
“S.Res. 497 — 99th Congress: An original resolution to pay a gratuity to David K. Stokely.” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. August 18, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sres497>
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