H.Res. 746 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3773) to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, and for other purposes.

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

Overview

Introduced:

Oct 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 17, 2007

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 17, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Alcee Hastings

Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2007
Length: 2 pages

History

Oct 16, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 16, 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.

Oct 17, 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.

Oct 17, 2007
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 746 (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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