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Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2006
Length: 3 pages
Jun 28, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 29, 2006
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 29, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Jun 28, 2006
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 29, 2006
A committee has voted to issue 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 29, 2006
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 897 (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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Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4761) to provide for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources on the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes, H.R. Res. 897, 109th Cong. (2006).
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