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H.Res. 233: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1620) to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6) to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1603) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for terms and conditions for nonimmigrant workers performing agricultural labor or services, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1868) to prevent across-the-board direct spending cuts, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 17) removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment; and for other purposes.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

Norma Torres

Sponsor. Representative for California's 35th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2021
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 16, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 16, 2021

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 16, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Mar 16, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Mar 16, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 16, 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.

H.Res. 233 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. 233. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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