H.Res. 744: Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 2012) to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5233) to repeal the Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012, to amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify the respective roles of the District government and Congress in the local budget process of the District government, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from May 27, 2016, through June 6, 2016.

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

May 24, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 25, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 25, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Michael Burgess

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 25, 2016
Length: 3 pages

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History

May 24, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 24, 2016
 
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.

May 25, 2016
 
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.

May 25, 2016
 
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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