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H.Res. 452: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 698) to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.

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This resolution sets the rules for debate for H.R. 698, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

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Lucy McBath

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 26, 2023
Length: 2 pages
May 26, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on May 26, 2023

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 26, 2023. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

88% chance of being agreed to (details)


May 26, 2023

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H.Res. 452 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. 452. This is the one from the 118th Congress.

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