H.Res. 856 (108th): Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 2986) to amend title 31 of the United States Code to increase the public debt limit.

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


Introduced:

Nov 17, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 18, 2004

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

Sponsor:

Thomas Reynolds

Representative for New York's 26th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2004
Length: 1 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (S. 2986) to amend title 31 of the United States Code to increase the public debt limit. Read more >
Related Bills
Debate on S. 2986 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 19, 2004

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 856” means this is a House 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.

History

Introduced
Nov 17, 2004
Reported by Committee
Nov 17, 2004
Agreed To
Nov 18, 2004
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
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