Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 7, 2015
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 2015.
This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
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.
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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2006
Length: 4 pages
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 897” 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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