H.Con.Res. 239 (107th): Expressing the sense of Congress that schools in the United States should set aside a sufficient period of time to allow children to pray for, or quietly reflect on behalf of, the Nation during this time of struggle against the forces of international terrorism.

Introduced:

Oct 2, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 15, 2001 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Walter Jones Jr.
Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2001
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Declares the sense of Congress that schools in the United States should set aside a sufficient period of time to allow children to pray for, or quietly reflect on behalf ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 239” means this is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Oct 2, 2001
Passed House
Nov 15, 2001
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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Nov 15, 2001 3:46 p.m.
Passed 297/125

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