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Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 24, 2005
Length: 2 pages
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 24, 2005
This simple resolution was agreed to on May 24, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
May 23, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 23, 2005
A committee has voted to issue 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 24, 2005
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 291 (109th) was a 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2419) making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes purposes, H.R. Res. 291, 109th Cong. (2005).
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