H.Res. 247 (106th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2415) to enhance security of United States missions and personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2000, 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.


Introduced:

Jul 14, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 16, 1999

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

Sponsor:

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 1999
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/14/1999--Introduced.Sets forth the rule (modified closed) for the consideration of H.R. 2415 (U.S. embassy security and Department of State authorization). Read more >
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 2415 is governed by these rules.

Pocket Vetoed
Dec 19, 2000

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 247” 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.

History

Introduced
Jul 14, 1999
Reported by Committee
Jul 14, 1999
Agreed To
Jul 16, 1999
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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