H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.

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

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 26, 2015

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 26, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Michael Burgess

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2015
Length: 2 pages

History

Mar 25, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 25, 2015
 
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.

Mar 26, 2015
 
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.

Mar 26, 2015
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

H.Res. 173 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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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