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.

Jul 17, 2002 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

John Linder
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
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Jul 18, 2002
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Debate on H.R. 5120 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 24, 2002


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

Introduced Jul 17, 2002
Reported by Committee Jul 17, 2002
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Jul 18, 2002

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Jul 18, 2002 5:52 p.m.
Passed 224/188


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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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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 Independent Agencies appropriations).

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