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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Jun 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
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.
Representative for Oklahoma's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2006
Length: 2 pages
6/15/2006--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.Res. 861 (debate on the war in Iraq and the war on terrorism). Read more >
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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.
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.
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. 868”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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