H.Res. 738 (112th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4078) to provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 6.0 percent, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6082) to officially replace, within the 60-day Congressional review period under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, President Obama’s Proposed Final Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program (2012-2017) with a congressional plan that will conduct additional oil and natural gas lease sales to promote offshore energy development, job creation, and increased domestic energy production to ensure a more secure energy future in the United States, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Jul 23, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor
Virginia Foxx
Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 24, 2012
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4078 (Related)
Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 26, 2012

H.R. 6082 (Related)
Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 25, 2012

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 24, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Jul 23, 2012
Reported by Committee Jul 23, 2012
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Jul 24, 2012
 
Summary

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Votes
Jul 24, 2012 3:06 p.m.
Passed 244/170

Cosponsors
none
Committees

House Rules

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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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.

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7/23/2012--Introduced.
Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4078) to provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 6.0 percent, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6082) to officially replace, within the 60-day Congressional review period under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, President Obama's Proposed Final Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program (2012-2017) with a congressional plan that will conduct additional oil and natural gas lease sales to promote offshore energy development, job creation, and increased domestic energy production to ensure a more secure energy future in the United States.

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