H.Res. 272 (107th): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2311) making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, and for other purposes.


Oct 30, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 1, 2001

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 1, 2001. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district



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Oct 30, 2001

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Oct 31, 2001
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Nov 1, 2001
Agreed To

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Nov 1, 2001
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

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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Nov 1, 2001 11:16 a.m.
Passed 421/2

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 12, 2001

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