H.Res. 248 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2185) to extend the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002.

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


May 21, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 22, 2003

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 22, 2003. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 22, 2003
Length: 1 pages

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May 21, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 21, 2003
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.

May 22, 2003
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.

May 22, 2003
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

May 22, 2003 4:13 p.m.
Passed 216/201

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 2185 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 28, 2003

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