Bill Text — Dec 4, 2012
This bill’s text for status Placed on Calendar in the Senate (Dec 4, 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.
Nov 28, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 29, 2012
This simple resolution was agreed to on November 29, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2012
Length: 2 pages
Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6429) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate ... Read more >
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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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.
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.
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. 821”). 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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