H.Res. 55: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7) to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.

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 23, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 24, 2017

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 24, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Liz Cheney

Representative for Wyoming At Large

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 1 pages

History

Jan 23, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 23, 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 24, 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 24, 2017
 
Text Published

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

H.Res. 55 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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