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This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Apr 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 13, 2011
This simple resolution was agreed to on April 13, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for California's 26th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011
Length: 2 pages
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 218” 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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