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)
Rob Bishop
Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district
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May 25, 2011
5 pages
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Debate on H.R. 1540 is governed by these rules.

Signed by the President
Dec 31, 2011


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

Introduced May 24, 2011
Reported by Committee May 24, 2011
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) May 25, 2011

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May 25, 2011 3:02 p.m.
Passed 243/170


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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).

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