H.Res. 283 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1817) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2006 for the Department of Homeland Security, 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.
Introduced:

May 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 18, 2005

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 18, 2005. 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: May 18, 2005
Length: 3 pages

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History

May 17, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 17, 2005
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 18, 2005
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

May 18, 2005
 
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

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
May 18, 2005 12:28 p.m.
Passed 284/124

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 1817 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: May 18, 2005

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