H.Res. 157 (110th): Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 63) disapproving of the decision of the President announced on January 10, 2007, to deploy more than 20,000 additional United States combat troops to Iraq.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.


Introduced:

Feb 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Feb 13, 2007

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 13, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Louise Slaughter
Representative for New York's 28th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2007
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/13/2007--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.Con.Res. 63 (disapproving the presidential decision to deploy additional U.S. combat troops to Iraq).

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Related Bills
Debate on H.Con.Res. 63 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 16, 2007

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 157” 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
Feb 12, 2007
Reported by Committee
Feb 12, 2007
Agreed To
Feb 13, 2007
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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Feb 13, 2007 12:23 p.m.
Passed 232/192

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