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H.Res. 198: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1259) to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the removal or demotion of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs based on performance or misconduct, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1367) to improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1181) to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the conditions under which certain persons may be treated as adjudicated mentally incompetent for certain purposes.

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

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 15, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 16, 2017

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 16, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Ken Buck

Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 5 pages

History

Mar 15, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 15, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Rules issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Mar 16, 2017
 
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.

Mar 16, 2017
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 198 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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