H.Res. 783 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4975) to provide greater transparency with respect to lobbying activities, and for other purposes.

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

Apr 27, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 27, 2006

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 27, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


David Dreier

Representative for California's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2006
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Apr 27, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 27, 2006
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.

Apr 27, 2006
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.

Apr 27, 2006
Text Published

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

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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Apr 27, 2006 5:46 p.m.
Passed 216/207

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Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 4975 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: May 3, 2006

H.R. 513 (Related)
527 Reform Act of 2006

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 5, 2006

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