H.Res. 653 (111th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1018) to amend the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act to improve the management and long-term health of wild free-roaming horses and burros, and for other purposes.

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


Introduced:

Jul 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Jul 17, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 17, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

James “Jim” McGovern
Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2009
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/16/2009--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1018) to amend the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act to improve the management and long-term health of wild free-roaming ... Read more >
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Debate on H.R. 1018 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 17, 2009

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 653” 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.

History

Introduced
Jul 16, 2009
Reported by Committee
Jul 16, 2009
Agreed To
Jul 17, 2009
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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jul 17, 2009 11 a.m.
Passed 236/186

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