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H.Res. 491: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3494) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes; relating to the consideration of House Report 116-125 and an accompanying resolution; relating to the consideration of measures disapproving of sales, exports, or approvals pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act; and providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 489) condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress.

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Jamie Raskin

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jul 15, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 16, 2019

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 16, 2019. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Jul 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jul 15, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Rules issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jul 16, 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. 491 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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