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Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 16, 2012
Length: 2 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 16, 2012
This simple resolution was agreed to on May 16, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
H.Res. 656 (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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 656. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
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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Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4970) to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4310) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2013, and for other purposes, H.R. Res. 656, 112th Cong. (2012).
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|date=May 15, 2012
|quote=Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4970) to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act ...
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