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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/14/2012--Introduced.Sets forth the rule 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 ... Read more >
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

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 547” means this is a House 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.

History

Introduced
Feb 14, 2012
Reported by Committee
Feb 14, 2012
Agreed To
Feb 15, 2012
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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

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