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Last Updated: Jul 27, 1999
Length: 2 pages
Jul 26, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 27, 1999
This simple resolution was agreed to on July 27, 1999. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Jul 26, 1999
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 26, 1999
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.
Jul 27, 1999
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.
H.Res. 261 (106th) 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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