About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 7/30/2007--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 2831 (Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007).
Last Action: Apr 23, 2008
- What is a resolution?
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 579” 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.
On Ordering the Previous Question: H RES 579 Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2831) to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discriminaiton in Employment Act of 1967, the American With Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decisionJul 30, 2007 9:46 p.m.
Passed 215/190Jul 30, 2007 9:52 p.m.
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