H.Res. 82 (112th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to establish the Committee on the Elimination of Nonessential Federal Programs.


Feb 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Duncan

Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

2/10/2011--Introduced.Amends Rule X (Organization of Committees) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to establish the House Committee on Elimination of Nonessential Federal Programs to: (1) modify or eliminate ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 10, 2011

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 82”). 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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Related Bills
H.Res. 119 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Mar 15, 2013

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