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This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Mar 13, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This resolution was introduced on March 13, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 24th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2003
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3/13/2003--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for consideration of S. 121 (revising the AMBER alert communications network in order to facilitate the recovery of abducted children). Read more >
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 143”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 143 — 108th Congress: Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 121) to enhance the operation of the AMBER .... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hres143
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