H.Res. 981 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 503) to amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes.
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Sep 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Sep 7, 2006
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 7, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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About the resolution
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- 9/7/2006--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 503 (American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act).
Last Action: Sep 7, 2006
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 981” 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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