H.Res. 125 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 841) to require States to hold special elections to fill vacancies in the House of Representatives not later than 45 days after the vacancy is announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in extraordinary circumstances, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Mar 01, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

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

Sponsor
Tom Cole
Representative for Oklahoma's 4th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 03, 2005
Length
4 pages
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Passed House
Last Action: Mar 03, 2005

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 3, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Mar 01, 2005
Reported by Committee Mar 01, 2005
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Mar 03, 2005
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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House Rules

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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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.

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3/3/2005--Passed House amended.
Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 841) 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.

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