H.Res. 209 (106th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1501) to provide grants to ensure increased accountability for juvenile offenders, and for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2122) to require background checks at gun shows, 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.


Jun 16, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 16, 1999

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 16, 1999. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


David Dreier

Representative for California's 28th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 1999
Length: 6 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/16/1999--Introduced.Sets forth the rule (modified closed) for the consideration of H.R. 1501 ( consequences for juvenile offenders) and H.R. 2122 (mandatory background checks at gun shows).Requires the Clerk of the ... Read more >


Jun 16, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 16, 1999
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.

Jun 16, 1999
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.

Jun 16, 1999
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. 209”). 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.

Jun 16, 1999 12:18 p.m.
Passed 240/189

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 1501 is governed by these rules.

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Jul 28, 1999

Debate on H.R. 2122 is governed by these rules.

Failed House
Jun 18, 1999

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