H.Res. 261 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1591) making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, 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 21, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Mar 22, 2007
This simple resolution was agreed to on March 22, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2007
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About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 3/22/2007--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 1591 (U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007).
Vetoed & Override Failed in House
May 2, 2007
- What is a resolution?
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 261” 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
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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