H.Res. 531: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4038) to require that supplemental certifications and background investigations be completed prior to the admission of certain aliens as refugees, 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:

Nov 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 19, 2015

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

Sponsor:

Doug Collins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015
Length: 1 pages

History

Nov 18, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 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.

Nov 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.

Nov 19, 2015
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 531 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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