H.J.Res. 37 (112th): Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices.


Feb 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 8, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Greg Walden

Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/8/2011--Passed House without amendment.Expresses Congress's disapproval of the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on December 21, 2010, relating to preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices. ... Read more >
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 6 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 3, 2011

H.Res. 200 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 5, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 37” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 16, 2011
Reported by Committee
Mar 15, 2011
Passed House
Apr 8, 2011
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58 cosponsors (56R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Apr 8, 2011 3:41 p.m.
Passed 240/179

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