Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit the consideration of legislation in the House unless the text of the legislation which will be considered has been made publicly available in electronic form for a mandatory minimum review period.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This resolution was introduced on April 27, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 27, 2018
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H.Res. 862 (115th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
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This simple resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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READ IT Resolution, H.R. Res. 862, 115th Cong. (2018).
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