H.Res. 868 (109th): Providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 861) declaring that the United States will prevail in the Global War on Terror, the struggle to protect freedom from the terrorist adversary.

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

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 15, 2006

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 15, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Tom Cole

Representative for Oklahoma's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2006
Length: 2 pages

History

Jun 14, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 14, 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.

Jun 15, 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.

Jun 15, 2006
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 868 (109th) was a 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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