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H.Res. 965: Authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus, and for other purposes.


Sponsor and status

James “Jim” McGovern

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

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Last Updated: May 15, 2020
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
May 13, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 15, 2020

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 15, 2020. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

May 13, 2020
 
Introduced

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

May 13, 2020
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

May 13, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

May 14, 2020
 
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.

May 15, 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. 965 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. 965. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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