H.RES.474: Relating to a question of the privileges of the House.

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Bill Summary

Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) denounces certain actions taken during the vote on H.R. 1 (Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003); (2) rejects the practice of holding votes open beyond a reasonable time for the sole purpose of circumventing the will of the House; and (3) directs the Speaker to take such steps as necessary to prevent any further abuse.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Considered as privileged matter.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 474.
Mrs. Johnson (CT) moved to table the measure.
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 207 - 182 (Roll no. 677).
Dec. 8, 2003

Introduced in the House by Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

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