H.Res. 645 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2728) to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for the adjudicative flexibility with regard to an employer filing of a notice of contest following the issuance of a citation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2729) to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for greater efficiency at the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission; for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2730) to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for an independent review of citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2731) to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for the award of attorney’s fees and costs to very small employers when they prevail in litigation prompted by the issuance of citations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; and for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2432) to amend the Paperwork Reduction Act and titles 5 and 31, United States Code, to reform Federal paperwork and regulatory processes.

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


Introduced:

May 17, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 18, 2004

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 18, 2004. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2004
Length: 6 pages

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History

May 17, 2004
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2004
 
Reported by Committee

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May 18, 2004
 
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 18, 2004
 
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.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
May 18, 2004 11:54 a.m.
Passed 219/195

Related Bills
H.R. 2731 (Action-Caused-By)
Occupational Safety and Health Small Employer Access to Justice Act of 2004

Passed House
Last Action: May 18, 2004

H.R. 2730 (Action-Caused-By)
Occupational Safety and Health Independent Review of OSHA Citations Act of 2004

Passed House
Last Action: May 18, 2004

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