H.Res. 289 (111th): Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.


Mar 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Doris Matsui
Representative for California's 5th congressional district


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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009
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Summary (CRS)
3/26/2009--Introduced.Waives a specified requirement of Rule XIII (Calendar and Committee Reports) to allow consideration of H.R. 1388 (Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act) on the same day it is presented ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 296 (Caused-Action)
Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1388) to reauthorize ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 31, 2009

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 289” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 26, 2009
Reported by Committee
Mar 26, 2009


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