H.Res. 221: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 22, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 23, 2017

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 23, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Pete Sessions

Representative for Texas's 32nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 1 pages

History

Mar 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Mar 22, 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 23, 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 23, 2017
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 221 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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