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.
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Jul 24, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
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
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 602 (108th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 841 (109th).
H.R. 2844 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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