H.Res. 939 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1956) to regulate certain State taxation of interstate commerce, and for other purposes.

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


Jul 24, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 24, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Phil Gingrey

Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2006
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Summary (CRS)

7/24/2006--Reported to House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 1956 (Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2005). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 24, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 24, 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.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 939”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
H.Res. 1096 (Caused-Action)
Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 7, 2006

Debate on H.R. 1956 is governed by these rules.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2006

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