H.Res. 709 (109th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to ensure that Members have a reasonable amount of time to read legislation that will be voted upon.
Mar 2, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on March 2, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Ronald “Ron” Paul
Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2006
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About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 3/2/2006--Introduced.Amends the Rules of the House of Representatives to establish a new rule XXIX to prohibit any vote by the House on any bill, joint resolution, conference report, or amendment ...
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Last Action: Jan 12, 2007
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 709” means this is a House 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.
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