H.Res. 186 (112th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 471) to reauthorize the DC opportunity scholarship program, and for other purposes.

Mar 29, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Rob Bishop
Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district
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Mar 30, 2011
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Passed House
Last Action: Mar 30, 2011


This simple resolution was agreed to on March 30, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Mar 29, 2011
Reported by Committee Mar 29, 2011
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Mar 30, 2011

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Mar 30, 2011 2 p.m.
Passed 235/178


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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 471) to reauthorize the DC opportunity scholarship program.

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