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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 27, 2007

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 531” 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.


Jul 10, 2007
Reported by Committee
Jul 10, 2007
Agreed To
Jul 11, 2007
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Jul 11, 2007 12:05 p.m.
Passed 222/197

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