Bill Text — Sep 30, 2010
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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.
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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2010
Length: 4 pages
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1639” means this is a House 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.
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