H.Res. 493 (112th): Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 1540) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from December 16, 2011, through January 16, 2012.

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

Dec 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 14, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 14, 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: Dec 14, 2011
Length: 3 pages

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History

Dec 13, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 13, 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.

Dec 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.

Dec 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.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
Dec 14, 2011 2:01 p.m.
Passed 245/169

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 1540 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 31, 2011

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