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Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2019
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116th Congress (2019–2021)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 29, 2019
This simple resolution was agreed to on January 29, 2019. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Jan 29, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 29, 2019
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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 85 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. 85. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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Electing Members to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives and ranking Members on a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives, H.R. Res. 85, 116th Cong. (2019).
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