H.Res. 681 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4520) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove impediments in such Code and make our manufacturing, service, and high-technology businesses and workers more competitive and productive both at home and abroad.

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


Jun 16, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 17, 2004

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 17, 2004. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Thomas Reynolds

Representative for New York's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2004
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/17/2004--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 4520, the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. Read more >


Jun 16, 2004

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Jun 17, 2004
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 17, 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.

Jun 17, 2004
Text Published

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

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 681”). 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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Jun 17, 2004 12:18 p.m.
Passed 230/195

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Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 4520 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 22, 2004

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