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H.Res. 616: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2874) to achieve reforms to improve the financial stability of the National Flood Insurance Program, to enhance the development of more accurate estimates of flood risk through new technology and better maps, to increase the role of private markets in the management of flood insurance risks, and to provide for alternative methods to insure against flood peril, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2810) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

Bradley Byrne

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Nov 13, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 14, 2017

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 14, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

History

Nov 13, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Nov 13, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 14, 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.

H.Res. 616 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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