H.Res. 22: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 26) to amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law, and providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 11) objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace, and for other 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:

Jan 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 5, 2017

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 5, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Doug Collins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2017
Length: 3 pages

History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 4, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Jan 5, 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.

Jan 5, 2017
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 22 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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