Vote — Jul 28, 2015 2:09 p.m.
This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
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.
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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2008
Length: 2 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 10, 2008
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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no votes related to this resolution.
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