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H.Res. 891 (116th): Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 68) to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress; providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2486) to reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6172) to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to prohibit the production of certain business records, and for other purposes; and for other purposes.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 2486 (116th), H.R. 6172 (116th), such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

James “Jim” McGovern

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 10, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 11, 2020

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 11, 2020. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Mar 10, 2020
 
Introduced

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

Mar 10, 2020
 
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.

Mar 11, 2020
 
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. 891 (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. 891. 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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