H.Res. 1389 (110th): Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 4137) to amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, 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:

Jul 30, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 31, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 31, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Doris Matsui

Representative for California's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2008
Length: 1 pages

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History

Jul 30, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 31, 2008
 
Agreed To

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.

Jul 31, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

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.

Details

Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.R. 4137 (Related)
Higher Education Opportunity Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 14, 2008

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