Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Feb 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 3, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2005
Length: 10 pages
To require States to hold special elections to fill vacancies in the House of Representatives not later than 49 days after the vacancy is announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in extraordinary circumstances.
3/3/2005--Passed House amended.Continuity in Representation Act of 2005 - Section2 - Amends Federal law concerning the election of Senators and Representatives to require States to hold special elections for the ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2844 (108th).
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Reported by Committee
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 125 (109th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 841”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Last Action: Apr 22, 2004
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 3, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 841 — 109th Congress: Continuity in Representation Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr841
“H.R. 841 — 109th Congress: Continuity in Representation Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr841>
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