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H.Res. 1086: 48-Hour Bill Review 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

Ben Cline

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Aug 18, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Aug 18, 2020

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 18, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.



Aug 18, 2020

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H.Res. 1086 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 1086. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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