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This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
May 20, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 21, 2008
This simple resolution was agreed to on May 21, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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Last Updated: May 21, 2008
Length: 2 pages
Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Sep 23, 2008
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1212” 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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