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.


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

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History

Feb 14, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 14, 2012
 
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.

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.

Feb 15, 2012
 
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
Feb 15, 2012 2:15 p.m.
Passed 235/186

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 3408 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 16, 2012

Debate on H.R. 3813 is governed by these rules.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 7, 2012

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