H.Res. 596 (112th): Requesting return of official papers on H.R. 5.

Mar 27, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 27, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 27, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Mar 27, 2012
Agreed To
Mar 27, 2012
Daniel Webster
Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated
Mar 27, 2012
1 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5 (Related)
Protecting Access to Healthcare Act

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 22, 2012


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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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3/27/2012--Passed House without amendment.
Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to request the Senate to return to the House H.R. 5 (Protecting Access to Healthcare Act).

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