H.Res. 161 (110th): Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.


Feb 14, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 16, 2007

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 16, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Michael Arcuri

Representative for New York's 24th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2007
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Summary (CRS)

2/16/2007--Passed House without amendment.Makes it in order at any time on February 16, 2007, for the Speaker of the House of Representatives to entertain motions that the House suspend the ... Read more >


Feb 14, 2007

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Feb 14, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Feb 16, 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 16, 2007
Text Published

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

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 161”). 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.


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Feb 16, 2007 4:36 p.m.
Passed 220/184

Subject Areas
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