H.Res. 270 (105th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2247) to reform the statutes relating to Amtrak, to authorize appropriations for Amtrak, 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.
Oct 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Oct 22, 1997
This simple resolution was agreed to on October 22, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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Last Updated: Oct 22, 1997
Length: 3 pages
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- Sets forth the rule (modified closed) for the consideration of H.R. 2247 (Amtrak revisions and authorization).
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Last Action: Jul 30, 1997
- What is a resolution?
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 270” 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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