H.Res. 283 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 660) to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to improve access and choice for entrepreneurs with small businesses with respect to medical care for their employees.

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

Jun 18, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 19, 2003

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 19, 2003. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2003
Length: 2 pages

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History

Jun 18, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 18, 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.

Jun 19, 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.

Jun 19, 2003
 
Text Published

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

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. 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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