H.Res. 490 (111th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 31) to provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1385) to extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe.

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

Jun 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 3, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 3, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Dennis Cardoza

Representative for California's 18th congressional district



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Jun 2, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 2, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 3, 2009
Agreed To

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.

Jun 3, 2009
Text Published

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

This page is about a 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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