H.Res. 261 (106th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2605) making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 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.


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.


John Linder

Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/26/1999--Introduced.Sets forth the rule (open) for the consideration of H.R. 2605 (energy and water development appropriations). Read more >
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 2605 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 29, 1999

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 261” 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.


Jul 26, 1999
Reported by Committee
Jul 26, 1999
Agreed To
Jul 27, 1999
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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