H.Res. 814 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 878) to authorize an additional permanent judgeship in the district of Idaho, and for other purposes.

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

Oct 4, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 5, 2004

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 5, 2004. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district



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Oct 4, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 4, 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.

Oct 5, 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.

Oct 5, 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.


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Oct 5, 2004 11:20 a.m.
Passed 206/173

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Last Action: Oct 5, 2004

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