Jul 31, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on August 1, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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This is the first step in the legislative process.
Ordered Reported by Committee
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Bill Causing Indirect Action — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 633 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.Res. 596 (110th).
H.Res. 596 (110th) was a 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2017). H.Res. 596 — 110th Congress: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3222) making appropriations for the Department of Defense ... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hres596
“H.Res. 596 — 110th Congress: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3222) making appropriations for the Department of Defense ...” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. March 28, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hres596>
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