H.Res. 189 (105th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2169) making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, 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.


Jul 17, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 23, 1997

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 23, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Sue Myrick

Representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 23, 1997
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/17/1997--Introduced.Sets forth the rule (open) for the consideration of H.R. 2169 (Department of Transportation and related agencies appropriations). Read more >


Jul 17, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 17, 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.

Jul 23, 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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 23, 1997
Text Published

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

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 189”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 2169 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 27, 1997

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