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

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History

Feb 12, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 12, 2007
 
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.

Feb 13, 2007
 
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.

Feb 13, 2007
 
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
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

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

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

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 16, 2007

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