H.Res. 1285 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6304) to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, 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.


Introduced:

Jun 19, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Jun 20, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 20, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Michael Arcuri
Representative for New York's 24th congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2008
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/19/2008--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6304) to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign ...

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Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 6304 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 10, 2008

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1285” 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.

History

Introduced
Jun 19, 2008
Reported by Committee
Jun 19, 2008
Agreed To
Jun 20, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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