H.Res. 623 (109th): Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.


Dec 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 17, 2005

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 17, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2005
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Makes it in order at any time on December 17, 2005, for the Speaker of the House of Representatives to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules on the ... Read more >


Dec 16, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 16, 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.

Dec 17, 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.

Dec 19, 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. 623”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Dec 17, 2005 3:18 p.m.
Passed 213/190

Related Bills
H.Res. 833 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 8, 2004

H.Res. 827 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 12, 2012

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