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Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2008
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110th Congress (2007–2009)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 11, 2008
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 11, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Sep 11, 2008
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 11, 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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 1426 (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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 1426. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
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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Electing a Member to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives, H.R. Res. 1426, 110th Cong. (2008).
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