H.Res. 470 (106th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3039) to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to assist in the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, 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.


Apr 11, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Apr 12, 2000

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 12, 2000. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Thomas Reynolds
Representative for New York's 27th congressional district


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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/11/2000--Introduced.Sets forth the rule (open) for the consideration of H.R. 3039 (Chesapeake Bay restoration assistance).

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Passed House
Last Action: Apr 12, 2000

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 470” 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.


Apr 11, 2000
Reported by Committee
Apr 11, 2000
Agreed To
Apr 12, 2000
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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