H.Res. 875: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3438) to amend title 5, United States Code, to postpone the effective date of high-impact rules pending judicial review; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5719) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the tax treatment of certain equity grants; and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

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

Sep 20, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 21, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 21, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Doug Collins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 3 pages

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Sep 20, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 20, 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.

Sep 21, 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.

Sep 21, 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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