H.Res. 746 (111th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3221) to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965, 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:

Sep 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 16, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 16, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Jared Polis

Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2009
Length: 3 pages

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History

Sep 15, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 15, 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.

Sep 16, 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.

Sep 16, 2009
 
Text Published

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

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
Sep 16, 2009 12:34 p.m.
Passed 241/179

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 3221 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 17, 2009

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