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H.Res. 862: READ IT Resolution

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Thomas Garrett

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Apr 27, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Apr 27, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 27, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Apr 27, 2018
 
Introduced

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Agreed To

H.Res. 862 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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