Bill Text — Jul 3, 2012
This bill’s text for status Placed on Calendar in the Senate (Jun 29, 2012) is now available.
This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.
Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 26, 2012
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 26, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2012
Length: 4 pages
Last Action: Jun 29, 2012
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2012
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 697” 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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