H.Res. 287 (111th): Voting Record Transparency Resolution

Introduced:

Mar 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 25, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Melissa Bean

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 25, 2009
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to post on the public Internet site of the Office of the Clerk a record, organized by Member name, of recorded votes taken in the House, and directing each Member who maintains an official public Internet site to provide an electronic link to such record.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 25, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.

Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (4R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 1222 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2008

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