H.Res. 742 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2102) to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media.
This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Oct 15, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Oct 16, 2007
This simple resolution was agreed to on October 16, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2007
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About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 2102 (Free Flow of Information Act of 2007).
Last Action: Oct 16, 2007
- What is a resolution?
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 742” 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 742 Providing for the consideration of H.R. 2102, Free Flow of Information ActOct 16, 2007 1:31 p.m.
Passed 224/196Oct 16, 2007 1:39 p.m.
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