H.Res. 1047 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4772) to simplify and expedite access to the Federal courts for injured parties whose rights and privileges under the United States Constitution have been deprived by final actions of Federal agencies or other government officials or entities acting under color of State law, and for other purposes.

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



Sep 27, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rob Bishop

Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district



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Sep 27, 2006

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Sep 27, 2006
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H.Res. 1047 (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.

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

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