H.Res. 1054 (109th): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 5441) making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes and providing for consideration of the bill (S. 3930) to authorize trial by military commission for violations of law of war, and for other purposes and 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 governments officials or entities acting under color of State law, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Sep 28, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 29, 2006

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 29, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2006
Length: 2 pages

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History

Sep 28, 2006
 
Introduced

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Sep 28, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 29, 2006
 
Agreed To

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Sep 29, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

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.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Sep 29, 2006 11 a.m.
Passed 218/188

Related Bills
S. 3930 (Related)
Military Commissions Act of 2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2006

H.R. 5441 (Related)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 4, 2006

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