H.Res. 239 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 985) to amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify which disclosures of information are protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements to the effect that such policies, forms, and agreements are consistent with certain disclosure protections, and for other purposes.
This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Mar 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Mar 14, 2007
This simple resolution was agreed to on March 14, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 3/14/2007--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 985 (Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2007).
Last Action: Mar 14, 2007
- What is a resolution?
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 239” 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.
- Committee Assignments
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On Ordering the Previous Question: H RES 239 Providing for the consideration of H.R. 985, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement ActMar 14, 2007 1:42 p.m.
Passed 224/197Mar 14, 2007 1:49 p.m.
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