S. 1257 (110th): District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007

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.



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.


Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2007
Length: 16 pages


May 1, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 13, 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.

Sep 18, 2007
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.

S. 1257 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill 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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