Bill Text — Nov 6, 2009
This resolution’s text for status Passed the House (Engrossed) (Nov 5, 2009) is now available.
This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Nov 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 5, 2009
This simple resolution was agreed to on November 5, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 5, 2009
Length: 3 pages
Last Action: Nov 6, 2009
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 885” 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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