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H.Res. 480 (114th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 10) to reauthorize the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 692) to ensure the payment of interest and principal of the debt of the United States.

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:

Oct 20, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 21, 2015

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 21, 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: Oct 21, 2015
Length: 3 pages

History

Oct 20, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 20, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Rules issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Oct 21, 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.

H.Res. 480 (114th) was 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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“H.Res. 480 — 114th Congress: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 10) to reauthorize the Scholarships for Opportunity and ...” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. October 19, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hres480>

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