H.RES.137: Recognizing the security challenges of convening government officials in one specific place and directing the House of Representatives to take appropriate steps so that the House of Representatives can meet in a virtual setting.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
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Sponsor Steve Pearce, R-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action April 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) encourages the use of a virtual setting to implement hearings, conduct debate, meet, and vote; and (2) directs the Committee on House Administration to identify the best practices for conducting the business of the House in such a setting, and to establish procedures and rules for the consideration of legislation by Members of Congress in it.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 16, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
March 21, 2013 Referred to House Administration
March 21, 2013 Referred to House Rules
March 21, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary