H.Res. 772 (111th): Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2918) making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, 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.


Sep 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 25, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 25, 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: Sep 25, 2009
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/25/2009--Passed House amended.Sets forth the rule for consideration of the conference report on H.R. 2918 (FY2010 legislative branch appropriations and continuing resolution). Read more >


Sep 24, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 24, 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 25, 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 25, 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. 772”). 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.


Committee Assignments

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

Sep 25, 2009 10:27 a.m.
Passed 209/189

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 2918 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 1, 2009

H.Con.Res. 191 (Caused-Action-By)
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Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Sep 30, 2009

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