H.Res. 212: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1560) to improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1731) to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance multi-directional sharing of information related to cybersecurity risks and strengthen privacy and civil liberties protections, and for other purposes.

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

Apr 21, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 22, 2015

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 22, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Doug Collins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015
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Apr 21, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 21, 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.

Apr 22, 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.

Apr 22, 2015
Text Published

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

This page is about a 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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