H.Res. 833 (108th): Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.


Oct 7, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 8, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Makes it in order at any time on October 8, 2004, for the Speaker of the House of Representatives to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 7, 2004

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Oct 8, 2004
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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.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 833”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
H.Res. 354 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 6, 2002

H.Res. 631 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 18, 2005

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