Jul 14, 2016
Reported by Committee on Dec 6, 2016
The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 6, 2016.
Junior Senator from Maryland
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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2016
Length: 12 pages
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Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 851, possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.Res. 537.
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.
S.Res. 537 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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