H.Res. 542 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4241) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 201(a) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2006.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Introduced:

Nov 9, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Adam Putnam

Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Nov 9, 2005
Length: 4 pages

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Nov 9, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 9, 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.

This page is about a 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.

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