H.Res. 5 (113th): Adopting rules for the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress.


Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 3, 2013

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 3, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Eric Cantor

Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 25 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/3/2013--Passed House amended.Section2 - Adopts the Rules of the House of Representatives for the 112th Congress as the Rules for the 113th Congress, with amendments.Reduces the frequency of committee activity ... Read more >


Jan 3, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 3, 2013
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.

Jan 3, 2013
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. 5”). 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.


Jan 3, 2013 4:56 p.m.
Passed 228/196

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