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H.Con.Res. 53 (108th): Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby.


Sponsor and status

Steny Hoyer

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 8, 2003
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 25, 2003
108th Congress (2003–2004)
Status

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on May 8, 2003

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on May 8, 2003. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.

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History

Feb 25, 2003
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 9, 2003
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 7, 2003
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 8, 2003
 
Passed Senate

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

H.Con.Res. 53 (108th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 53. This is the one from the 108th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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