H.Res. 1549 (111th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1264) to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to provide for the national flood insurance program to make available multiperil coverage for damage resulting from windstorms or floods, 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 22, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 22, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Louise Slaughter

Representative for New York's 28th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010
Length: 2 pages

History

Jul 21, 2010
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 21, 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 22, 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 22, 2010
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 1549 (111th) was a 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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