H.Res. 941 (110th): Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.

Introduced:
Jan 28, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Reported by Committee)
Sponsor
Louise Slaughter
Representative for New York's 28th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 28, 2008
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 158 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2009

H.Res. 956 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4137) to amend and extend the Higher ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 07, 2008

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on January 28, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 28, 2008
Reported by Committee Jan 28, 2008
 
Summary

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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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1/28/2008--Reported to House without amendment.
Waives a specified requirement of Rule XIII (Calendars and Committee Reports) to allow consideration on the same day it is presented to the House of any resolution reported on the legislative day of January 29, 2008, providing for consideration of a bill to provide economic stimulus through recovery rebates to individuals, incentives for business investment, and an increase in conforming and FHA loan limits.

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