H.Res. 409 (104th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2715) to amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Paperwork Reduction Act, to minimize the burden of Federal paperwork demands upon small businesses, educational and nonprofit institutions, Federal contractors, State and local governments, and other persons through the sponsorship and use of alternative information technologies.

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


Apr 23, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Apr 24, 1996

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 24, 1996. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Linder
Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district


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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/23/1996--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 2715 (Federal paperwork reduction).

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Passed House
Last Action: Apr 24, 1996

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 409” 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.


Apr 23, 1996
Reported by Committee
Apr 23, 1996
Agreed To
Apr 24, 1996
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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