H.Res. 211 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 256) to amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.

Apr 13, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 14, 2005

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

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 14, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Apr 13, 2005
Reported by Committee
Apr 13, 2005
Agreed To
Apr 14, 2005
Phil Gingrey
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated
Apr 14, 2005
1 pages
Related Bills
S. 256 (Related)
Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

Signed by the President
Apr 20, 2005


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Apr 14, 2005 1:02 p.m.
Passed 227/196


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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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4/14/2005--Passed House without amendment.
Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (S. 256) to amend title 11 of the United States Code.

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