H.Res. 474 (104th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3396) to define and protect the institution of marriage.

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

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 10, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 11, 1996

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 11, 1996. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Scott McInnis

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 1996
Length: 2 pages

History

Jul 10, 1996
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 10, 1996
 
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.

Jul 11, 1996
 
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.

Jul 11, 1996
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 474 (104th) 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 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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