H.Res. 637 (110th): Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2669) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 601 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.

Introduced:
Sep 06, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
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.

Sponsor
Betty Sutton
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Sep 07, 2007
Length
1 pages
Related Bills
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Signed by the President
Sep 27, 2007

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 7, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Sep 06, 2007
Reported by Committee Sep 06, 2007
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Sep 07, 2007
 
Summary

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Votes
Sep 07, 2007 11:20 a.m.
Passed 220/185

Cosponsors
none
Committees

House Rules

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

 
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Notes

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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9/7/2007--Passed House without amendment.
Waives points of order against consideration of the conference report on H.R. 2669 (Higher Education Access Act of 2007).

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