H.Con.Res. 291 (105th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that a postage stamp should be issued to raise public awareness of diabetes and to promote public support for diabetes research.


Jun 19, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 19, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Fox

Representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

6/19/1998--Introduced.Calls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend and the Postal Service to issue a postage stamp to raise public awareness of diabetes and to promote public support for ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 19, 1998

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 291”). 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.


14 cosponsors (10D, 3R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.Con.Res. 122 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Oct 21, 1998

H.Con.Res. 295 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 10, 1998

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