H.Res. 897: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 5303) to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6094) to provide for a 6-month delay in the effective date of a rule of the Department of Labor relating to income thresholds for determining overtime pay for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees; and providing for proceedings during the period from September 29, 2016, through November 11, 2016.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 27, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 28, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 28, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Rob Woodall

Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2016
Length: 4 pages

History

Sep 27, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 27, 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 28, 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 28, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

H.Res. 897 is 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.

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