May 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 18, 2007.
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2007
Length: 16 pages
About the bill
A bill to provide the District of Columbia a voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat in the House of Representatives.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 160 (111th).
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1257 — 110th Congress: District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1257
“S. 1257 — 110th Congress: District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. August 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1257>
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