H.Res. 444: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3495) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions, and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.

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

Sep 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 29, 2015

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 29, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Virginia Foxx

Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015
Length: 2 pages

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History

Sep 28, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 28, 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.

Sep 29, 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.

Sep 29, 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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