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H.Res. 547 (112th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3408) to set clear rules for the development of United States oil shale resources, to promote shale technology research and development, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3813) to amend title 5, United States Code, to secure the annuities of Federal civilian employees, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7) to authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs, 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 14, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 15, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 15, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Daniel Webster

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2012
Length: 7 pages

History

Feb 14, 2012
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 14, 2012
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 15, 2012
 
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.

H.Res. 547 (112th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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