H.Res. 836 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5441) making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, 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.


May 24, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 25, 2006

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 25, 2006. 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: May 25, 2006
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/25/2006--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 5441 (Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007). Read more >
Related Bills
H.R. 5441 (Related)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 4, 2006

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 836” 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.


May 24, 2006
Reported by Committee
May 24, 2006
Agreed To
May 25, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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