H.Res. 194 (112th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1255) to prevent a shutdown of the government of the United States, 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.

Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 1, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 1, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Rob Woodall

Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2011
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Mar 31, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 31, 2011
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.

Apr 1, 2011
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.

Apr 1, 2011
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.


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

Apr 1, 2011 12:52 p.m.
Passed 229/187

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Passed House
Last Action: Apr 1, 2011

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