H.Res. 276 (112th): Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 1540) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.


May 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 25, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 25, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Rob Bishop

Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 25, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/25/2011--Passed House without amendment.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 1540 (National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012). Read more >


May 24, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 24, 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 25, 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 25, 2011
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 276”). 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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May 25, 2011 3:02 p.m.
Passed 243/170

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Debate on H.R. 1540 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 31, 2011

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