H.Res. 488 (107th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5120) making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, 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.


Jul 17, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 18, 2002

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 18, 2002. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Linder

Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2002
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7/17/2002--Reported to House without amendment.Sets forth the rule (open) for the consideration of H.R. 5120 (FY 2003 Treasury Department, United States Postal Service, Executive Office of the President, and certain ... Read more >


Jul 17, 2002

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Jul 17, 2002
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Jul 18, 2002
Agreed To

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Jul 18, 2002
Text Published

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

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 488”). 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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Jul 18, 2002 5:52 p.m.
Passed 224/188

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Passed House
Last Action: Jul 24, 2002

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