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Official Title as Introduced

Authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
05/15/2020Passed/agreed to in House: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 - 189 (Roll No. 107).(text: CR H2019-2021)
05/14/2020Reported by the Committee on Rules. H. Rept. 116-420.
05/13/2020Introduced in House

All Actions (13)

Date All Actions
05/15/2020-7:18pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/15/2020-7:18pmOn agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 - 189 (Roll No. 107). (text: CR H2019-2021)
05/15/2020-6:17pmConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2253-2254)
05/15/2020-2:32pmPOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 965, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the resolution and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Cole demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the resolution until a time to be announced.
05/15/2020-2:32pmThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
05/15/2020-12:48pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 965.
05/15/2020-12:47pmRule provides for consideration of H. Res. 965 and H.R. 6800. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. Rule provides for one hour of debate on H. Res. 965 and two hours of debate on H.R. 6800.
05/15/2020-12:47pmConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 967. (consideration: CR H2019-2042)
05/14/2020-9:27pmRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 967 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 965 and H.R. 6800. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. Rule provides for one hour of debate on H. Res. 965 and two hours of debate on H.R. 6800.
05/14/2020Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 78.
05/14/2020Reported by the Committee on Rules. H. Rept. 116-420.
05/13/2020Referred to the House Committee on Rules.
05/13/2020Introduced in House

Cosponsors (0)

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Rules05/13/2020 Referred to
05/14/2020 Reported by H. Rept. 116-420

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Latest Summary (3)

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Passed House (05/15/2020)

This resolution authorizes and otherwise sets forth procedures for remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and provides for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus (e.g., the virus that causes COVID-19) for a 45-day period. Based on the status of the public health emergency, the 45-day period may be extended for an additional 45 days or terminated earlier.

The chair of the Committee on House Administration shall study the feasibility of using technology to conduct remote voting and certify to the House that operable and secure technology exists to conduct such activity.