S.Res. 499 (99th): An original resolution to pay a gratuity to Marjorie A. Pattison.
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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.
Charles Mathias Jr.
Senator from Maryland
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- Authorizes and directs the Secretary of the Senate to pay a gratuity to the surviving spouse of a deceased Senate employee.
- What is a resolution?
The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 499” means this is a Senate 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.
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