H.Res. 149 (105th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1469) making emergency supplemental appropriations for recovery from natural disasters, and for overseas peacekeeping efforts, including those in Bosnia, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, 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.
Introduced:

May 14, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 15, 1997

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 15, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Gerald Solomon

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 15, 1997
Length: 3 pages

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History

May 14, 1997
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 14, 1997
 
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.

May 15, 1997
 
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.

May 15, 1997
 
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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