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H.Res. 377 (116th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5) to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 312) to reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 987) to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for Federal Exchange outreach and educational activities.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 5 (116th), H.R. 312 (116th), H.R. 987 (116th), such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

Mary Scanlon

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 15, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
May 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 15, 2019

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 15, 2019. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

May 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 14, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Rules

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 15, 2019
 
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. 377 (116th) was 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. 377. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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