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H.RES. 40

Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require each standing committee to hold periodic hearings on the topic of waste, fraud, abuse, or mismanagement in Government programs which that committee may authorize, and for other purposes.

Jan 14, 2009: Passed House Congress


January 14, 2009
4:48 PM EST
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 0 (Roll no. 18). (text: CR H268)
January 14, 2009
4:48 PM EST
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
January 14, 2009
4:38 PM EST
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H281)
January 14, 2009
3:22 PM EST
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
January 14, 2009
2:48 PM EST
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 40.
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