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Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Feb 23, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 23, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 23, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.Res. 617 (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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Civic Impulse. (2018). H.Res. 617 — 114th Congress: Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch ... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hres617
“H.Res. 617 — 114th Congress: Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch ...” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. May 23, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hres617>
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