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H.Res. 2: Electing officers of the House of Representatives.

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Hakeem Jeffries

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2021
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Jan 3, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 3, 2021

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 3, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


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Jan 3, 2021

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

Jan 3, 2021
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.Res. 2 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. 2. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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