H.Res. 1205 (111th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4849) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for small business job creation, extend the Build America Bonds program, provide other infrastructure job creation tax incentives, 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.

Mar 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 23, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 23, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Dennis Cardoza

Representative for California's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2010
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Mar 22, 2010

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Mar 22, 2010
Reported by Committee

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Mar 23, 2010
Agreed To

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Mar 23, 2010
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

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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Mar 23, 2010 2:43 p.m.
Passed 233/187

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Passed House
Last Action: Mar 24, 2010

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