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- 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 >
Vetoed & Override Failed in House
Oct 18, 2007
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 161” 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 161 — 110th Congress: Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hres161
“H.Res. 161 — 110th Congress: Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules..” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. May 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hres161>
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|author=110th Congress (2007)
|date=February 14, 2007
|quote=Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.