Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to permit absent Members to participate in committee hearings using video conferencing and related technologies and to establish a remote voting system under which absent Members may cast votes in the House on motions to suspend the rules.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for California's 15th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Jan 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 13, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 13, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 25, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 278.
H.Res. 587 (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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