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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2008
Length: 2 pages
Jun 19, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
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.
Jun 19, 2008
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 19, 2008
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 20, 2008
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 1285 (110th) was a 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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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, H.R. Res. 1285, 110th Cong. (2008).
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