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H.Res. 78 (114th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 527) to amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 50) to provide for additional safeguards with respect to imposing Federal mandates, and for other purposes.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 527 (114th), H.R. 50 (114th), such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

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Virginia Foxx

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2015
Length: 4 pages
Feb 3, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 4, 2015

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 4, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.



Feb 3, 2015

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Feb 3, 2015
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Feb 4, 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. 78 (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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 78. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

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

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