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Jun 4, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This resolution was introduced on June 4, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 4, 1997
Length: 4 pages
6/4/1997--Introduced.Waives provisions of rule XI of the Rules of the House of Representatives that require a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 169 (105th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.Res. 161 (105th).
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 161”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 161 — 105th Congress: Waiving a requirement of clause 4(b) of rule XI with respect to consideration of certain .... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hres161
“H.Res. 161 — 105th Congress: Waiving a requirement of clause 4(b) of rule XI with respect to consideration of certain ....” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hres161>
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