H.Res. 1509 (111th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1722) to improve teleworking in executive agencies by developing a telework program that allows employees to telework at least 20 percent of the hours worked in every 2 administrative workweeks, 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.


Jul 13, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 14, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 14, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


James “Jim” McGovern

Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010
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Jul 13, 2010

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Jul 13, 2010
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.

Jul 14, 2010
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Jul 14, 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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Jul 14, 2010 1:38 p.m.
Passed 238/180

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Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 1722 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 9, 2010

H.Res. 1496 (Action-Caused-By)
Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of ...

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2010

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