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Civic Impulse. (2016). S.Res. 498 — 99th Congress: An original resolution to amend rule XXXV of the standing Rules of the Senate.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sres498
“S.Res. 498 — 99th Congress: An original resolution to amend rule XXXV of the standing Rules of the Senate..” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. July 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sres498>
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