H.Res. 271: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1806) to provide for technological innovation through the prioritization of Federal investment in basic research, fundamental scientific discovery, and development to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2250) making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2353) to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, 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.

Overview

Introduced:

May 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 19, 2015

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 19, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Dan Newhouse

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 19, 2015
Length: 5 pages

History

May 18, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 18, 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.

May 19, 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.

May 19, 2015
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 271 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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