H.Res. 602 (110th): Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2272) to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States.

Aug 01, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

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

Betty Sutton
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
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Aug 02, 2007
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Signed by the President
Aug 09, 2007


This simple resolution was agreed to on August 2, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Aug 01, 2007
Reported by Committee Aug 01, 2007
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Aug 02, 2007

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Aug 02, 2007 11:40 a.m.
Passed 229/194


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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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.

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8/1/2007--Reported to House without amendment.
Waives points of order against consideration of the conference report on H.R. 2272 (America COMPETES Act).

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