H.Res. 531 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2669) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 601 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.


Jul 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 11, 2007

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 11, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Betty Sutton

Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2007
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/11/2007--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 2669 (College Cost Reduction Act of 2007). Read more >


Jul 10, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 10, 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.

Jul 11, 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.

Jul 11, 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. 531”). 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.

Jul 11, 2007 12:05 p.m.
Passed 222/197

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Debate on H.R. 2669 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 27, 2007

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