H.Res. 72 (112th): Directing certain standing committees to inventory and review existing, pending, and proposed regulations and orders from agencies of the Federal Government, particularly with respect to their effect on jobs and economic growth.


Feb 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 11, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 11, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2011
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Summary (CRS)

2/11/2011--Passed House without amendment.Requires each of the following House Committees to inventory and review existing, pending, and proposed regulations, orders, and other administrative actions or procedures by federal agencies within ... Read more >


Feb 8, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 8, 2011
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.

Feb 11, 2011
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.

Feb 11, 2011
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. 72”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Feb 11, 2011 1:51 p.m.
Passed 391/28

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