H.Res. 457 (106th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3660) to amend title 18, United States Code, to ban partial-birth abortions.

Apr 04, 2000 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

John Linder
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
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Apr 05, 2000
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Debate on H.R. 3660 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 05, 2000


This simple resolution was agreed to on April 5, 2000. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Apr 04, 2000
Reported by Committee Apr 04, 2000
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Apr 05, 2000

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Apr 05, 2000 12:03 p.m.
Passed 244/179


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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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.

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Sets forth the rule (closed) for the consideration of H.R. 3660 (partial-birth abortion ban).

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