H.Res. 421 (107th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4735) to reauthorize and improve the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families, improve access to quality child care, 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.


May 14, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 15, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Deborah Pryce
Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district


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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/15/2002--Reported to House without amendment.Sets forth the rule (modified closed) for the consideration of H.R. 4735 (TANF reauthorization).

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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 27, 2002

Debate on H.R. 4735 is governed by these rules.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 2002

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 421” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 14, 2002
Reported by Committee
May 15, 2002


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