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Sponsor. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2005
Length: 4 pages
Oct 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 17, 2005
This simple resolution was agreed to on October 17, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
- See Instead:
H.Res. 993 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Nov 14, 2006
Oct 17, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 17, 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.
Nov 14, 2006
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 993 (109th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.Res. 491 (109th).
H.Res. 491 (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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