H.Res. 290 (107th): Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.


Nov 16, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 16, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Reynolds

Representative for New York's 27th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

Waives the requirement under rule XIII of the House of Representatives of a two-thirds vote to consider a Committee on Rules report on the same day it is presented to ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 16, 2001

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Nov 16, 2001
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 290”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
H.Res. 488 (106th) was a previous version of this bill.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 4, 2000

H.Res. 807 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 30, 2004

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