H.Res. 697 (112th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5973) making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5972) making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, 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:

Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Virginia Foxx

Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2012
Length: 4 pages

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History

Jun 21, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 21, 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.

Jun 26, 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.

Jun 26, 2012
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 697”). 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
Jun 26, 2012 7:03 p.m.
Passed 229/166

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.R. 5972 (Related)
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 29, 2012

H.R. 5973 (Related)
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2012

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