H.Res. 408: Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 64) disapproving of the agreement transmitted to Congress by the President on July 19, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran; 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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Sep 8, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Sep 8, 2015

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 8, 2015.

Sponsor:

Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2015
Length: 4 pages

History

Sep 8, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 8, 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.

 
Agreed To

H.Res. 408 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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