H.Res. 498 (107th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4965) to prohibit the procedure commonly known as partial-birth abortion.

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


Jul 23, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 24, 2002

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 24, 2002. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Sue Myrick

Representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2002
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/23/2002--Reported to House without amendment.Sets forth the rule (closed) for the consideration of H.R. 4965 (prohibiting partial-birth abortions). Read more >


Jul 23, 2002

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 23, 2002
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.

Jul 24, 2002
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Jul 24, 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. 498”). 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 24, 2002 3:42 p.m.
Passed 248/177

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Passed House
Last Action: Jul 24, 2002

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