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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/18/2005--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1817) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2006 for the Department of Homeland Security.

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

Passed House
Last Action: May 18, 2005

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 283” means this is a House 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.

History

Introduced
May 17, 2005
Reported by Committee
May 17, 2005
Agreed To
May 18, 2005
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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

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