H.Res. 615 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3221) moving the United States toward greater energy independence and security, developing innovative new technologies, reducing carbon emissions, creating green jobs, protecting consumers, increasing clean renewable energy production, and modernizing our energy infrastructure, and for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2776) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the production of renewable energy and energy conservation.

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

Aug 3, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Aug 4, 2007

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 4, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Peter Welch

Representative for Vermont At Large

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 2007
Length: 4 pages

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History

Aug 3, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 3, 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.

Aug 4, 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.

Aug 4, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

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.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Aug 4, 2007 11:07 a.m.
Passed 215/191

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 3221 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 30, 2008

H.R. 2776 (Action-Caused-By)
Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 4, 2007

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