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H.Res. 601: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4) to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 3684) to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes; and providing for the adoption of the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 14) setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2022 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2023 through 2031; and for other purposes.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 4, H.R. 3684, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Sponsor and status

Joe Neguse

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Aug 24, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Aug 24, 2021

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 24, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Aug 24, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Aug 24, 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.

Aug 24, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Rules

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

H.Res. 601 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. 601. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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