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Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2010
Length: 4 pages
Sep 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 28, 2010
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 28, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Sep 22, 2010
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 28, 2010
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 1639 (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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