H.Res. 396 (109th): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2985) making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.


Jul 27, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 28, 2005

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 28, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2005
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Summary (CRS)

7/28/2005--Passed House without amendment.Waives points of order against the consideration of the conference report on H.R. 2985 (Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2006). Read more >


Jul 27, 2005

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Jul 27, 2005
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Jul 28, 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.

Jul 29, 2005
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 396”). 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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Jul 28, 2005 1:26 p.m.
Passed 375/27

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 2, 2005

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