H.Res. 885 (111th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2868) to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to extend, modify, and recodify the authority of the Secretary of Homeland Security to enhance security and protect against acts of terrorism against chemical facilities, 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:

Nov 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Alcee Hastings
Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 5, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2868) to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to extend, modify, and recodify the authority of the Secretary of ... Read more >
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 2868 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 6, 2009

What is a resolution?

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.

History

Introduced
Nov 3, 2009
Reported by Committee
Nov 3, 2009
Agreed To
Nov 5, 2009
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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Nov 5, 2009 12:08 p.m.
Passed 233/182

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