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Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2020
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116th Congress (2019–2021)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 11, 2020
This simple resolution was agreed to on February 11, 2020. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Feb 10, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 11, 2020
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. The vote was by special rule so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 842 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. 842. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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Requiring an affirmative vote of a majority of the Members present and voting, a quorum being present, on final passage of House Joint Resolution 79, H.R. Res. 842, 116th Cong. (2020).
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