H.Res. 287 (104th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1350) to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 to revitalize the United States-flag merchant marine, and for other purposes.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Nov 30, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 6, 1995

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 6, 1995. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


James Quillen

Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 6, 1995
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Nov 30, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 30, 1995
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 6, 1995
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. 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.

Dec 6, 1995
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This page is about a 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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