H.Res. 918 (109th): Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 88) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.
This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Jul 17, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Jul 18, 2006
This simple resolution was agreed to on July 18, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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About the resolution
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- 7/18/2006--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.J.Res. 88 (Marriage Protection Amendment).
Jul 18, 2006
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 918” 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.
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