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H.Res. 403: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1629) to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to limitations on exclusive approval or licensure of orphan drugs, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 275) condemning the horrific shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16, 2021, and reaffirming the House of Representative’s commitment to combating hate, bigotry, and violence against the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community; and for other purposes.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 1629, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

Mary Scanlon

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 18, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
May 17, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 18, 2021

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 18, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

May 17, 2021
 
Introduced

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

May 17, 2021
 
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 18, 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. 403 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. 403. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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