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

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History

Jul 16, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 16, 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.

Jul 17, 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.

Jul 17, 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. 653”). 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
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 1018 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 17, 2009

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