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H.Res. 535: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2467) to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2668) to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to affirmatively confirm the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to seek permanent injunctions and other equitable relief for violations of any provision of law enforced by the Commission; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3985) to amend the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 to expedite the special immigrant visa process for certain Afghan allies, and for other purposes.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 2467, H.R. 2668, H.R. 3985, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

Deborah Ross

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2021
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jul 19, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 20, 2021

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 20, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Jul 19, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Jul 19, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 20, 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. 535 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.

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