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.
Jul 10, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
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.
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Last Updated: Jul 11, 1996
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About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 7/10/1996--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 3396 (same sex marriage).
Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 21, 1996
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 474” 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.
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