H.Res. 860 (110th): Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 1585) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2008 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, 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.
Dec 11, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Dec 12, 2007
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 12, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2007
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About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- Waives points of order against consideration of the conference report on H.R. 1585 (National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008).
- What is a resolution?
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 860” 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
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