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H.Res. 900: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3485) to impose sanctions on foreign persons responsible for violations of internationally recognized human rights against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) individuals, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4445) to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration of disputes involving sexual assault and sexual harassment; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4521) to provide for a coordinated Federal research initiative to ensure continued United States leadership in engineering biology; and for other purposes.


This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 3485, H.R. 4445, H.R. 4521, 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: Feb 2, 2022
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Feb 2, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 2, 2022

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 2, 2022. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

Feb 2, 2022
 
Introduced

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Feb 2, 2022
 
Agreed To

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Feb 2, 2022
 
Reported by House Committee on Rules

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H.Res. 900 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. 900. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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