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.


Introduced:

Mar 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Alcee Hastings

Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2007
Length: 3 pages

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History

Mar 13, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 13, 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.

Mar 14, 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.

Mar 14, 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
Mar 14, 2007 1:49 p.m.
Passed 223/193

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 985 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 14, 2007

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