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H.Res. 1018 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4830) to amend chapter 27 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the unauthorized construction, financing, or reckless permitting (on one’s land) the construction or use of a tunnel or subterranean passageway between the United States and another country; for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6094) to restore the Secretary of Homeland Security’s authority to detain dangerous aliens, to ensure the removal of deportable criminal aliens, and combat alien gang crime; and for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6095) to affirm the inherent authority of State and local law enforcement to assist in the enforcement of immigration laws, to provide for effective prosecution of alien smugglers, and to reform immigration litigation procedures.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 4830 (109th), H.R. 6094 (109th), H.R. 6095 (109th), such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

Phil Gingrey

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
Length: 2 pages
Sep 20, 2006
109th Congress (2005–2006)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 21, 2006

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Sep 20, 2006

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Sep 20, 2006
Text Published

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Sep 21, 2006
Agreed To

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H.Res. 1018 (109th) 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. 1018. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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