H.Res. 223 (112th): Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 34) establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2012 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2013 through 2021.

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

Apr 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 14, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 14, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Tim Scott

Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011
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Apr 13, 2011

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Apr 13, 2011
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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 14, 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 14, 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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Apr 14, 2011 1:05 p.m.
Passed 243/181

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Passed House
Last Action: Apr 15, 2011

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