H.Res. 245 (112th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1229) to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1230) to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, 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.
Introduced:

May 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 5, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 5, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Rob Bishop

Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 5, 2011
Length: 4 pages

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History

May 4, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 4, 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.

May 5, 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.

May 5, 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.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
May 5, 2011 11:06 a.m.
Passed 245/167

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 1229 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: May 11, 2011

Debate on H.R. 1230 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: May 5, 2011

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