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H.Res. 473: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 256) to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1187) to provide for disclosure of additional material information about public companies and establish a Sustainable Finance Advisory Committee, and for other purposes; and for other purposes.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 256, H.R. 1187, 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: Jun 14, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jun 14, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 14, 2021

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 14, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Jun 14, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Jun 14, 2021
 
Agreed To

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Jun 14, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Rules

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H.Res. 473 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. 473. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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