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H.Res. 823 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5107) to protect crime victims’ rights, to eliminate the substantial backlog of DNA samples collected from crime scenes and convicted offenders, to improve and expand the DNA testing capacity of Federal, State, and local crime laboratories, to increase research and development of new DNA testing technologies, to develop new training programs regarding the collection and use of DNA evidence, to provide post-conviction testing of DNA evidence to exonerate the innocent, to improve the performance of counsel in State capital cases, and for other purposes.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 5107 (108th), such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

Sue Myrick

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2004
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Oct 5, 2004
108th Congress (2003–2004)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 6, 2004

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 6, 2004. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Oct 5, 2004
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 6, 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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 6, 2004
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

H.Res. 823 (108th) was a simple 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 823. This is the one from the 108th Congress.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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