Vote — Oct 5, 2015 5:32 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 69/21
Jul 24, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 22, 2004 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2004
Length: 8 pages
To require States to hold special elections to fill vacancies in the House of Representatives not later than 45 days after the vacancy is announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in extraordinary circumstances.
4/22/2004--Passed House amended.Continuity in Representation Act of 2004 - Amends Federal law concerning the election of Senators and Representatives to require States to hold special elections to fill vacancies in ... Read more >
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 602 (108th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 841 (109th).
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Last Action: Mar 3, 2005
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 22, 2004
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2844 — 108th Congress: Continuity in Representation Act of 2004. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2844
“H.R. 2844 — 108th Congress: Continuity in Representation Act of 2004.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2844>
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