H.Res. 983 (110th): Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.


Feb 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Arcuri
Representative for New York's 24th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)
2/13/2008--Reported to House without amendment.Makes it in order at any time on the legislative day of Thursday, February 14, 2008, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend ...

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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 27, 2008

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 983” 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.

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Feb 13, 2008
Reported by Committee
Feb 13, 2008


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