H.Con.Res. 24 (105th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that a postage stamp should be issued in recognition of the services rendered by this Nation’s volunteer firefighters.


Feb 25, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 25, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Forbes

Representative for New York's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 25, 1997
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Summary (CRS)

2/25/1997--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee of the U.S. Postal Service should recommend to the Postmaster General that a postage stamp be issued to ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 25, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 24”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


19 cosponsors (11R, 8D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 173 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 9, 1996

H.Con.Res. 392 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 7, 2000

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