H.Res. 371 (111th): Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 13) setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.


Apr 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 28, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 28, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


James “Jim” McGovern

Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2009
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/28/2009--Passed House amended.Sets forth the rule for consideration of the conference report on S.Con.Res. 13 (congressional budget).Authorizes the Chair to postpone further consideration of the conference report to such time ... Read more >


Apr 28, 2009

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Apr 28, 2009
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Apr 28, 2009
Agreed To

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Apr 28, 2009
Text Published

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

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 371”). 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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Apr 28, 2009 6:19 p.m.
Agreed to 240/179
Apr 28, 2009 6:28 p.m.
Passed 234/185

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Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Apr 29, 2009

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