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H.Res. 288 (105th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2746) to amend title VI of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to give parents with low-incomes the opportunity to choose the appropriate school for their children and for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2616) to amend titles VI and X of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improve and expand charter schools.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 2746 (105th), H.R. 2616 (105th), such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

Sue Myrick

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 31, 1997
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Oct 29, 1997
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 31, 1997

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 31, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Oct 29, 1997
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 29, 1997
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 31, 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.

H.Res. 288 (105th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 288. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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