H.Res. 976 (111th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 3326) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes; for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J.Res. 64) making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes; for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4314) to permit continued financing of Government operations; for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2847) making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes; 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:

Dec 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 16, 2009

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

Sponsor:

Chellie Pingree

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2009
Length: 8 pages

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History

Dec 16, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 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.

Dec 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.

Dec 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
Dec 16, 2009 1:11 p.m.
Passed 228/201

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.R. 2847 (Related)
Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 18, 2010

Debate on H.J.Res. 64 is governed by these rules.

Vetoed & Override Failed in House
Jan 13, 2010

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