H.Res. 652 (108th): Urging the Government of the Republic of Belarus to ensure a democratic, transparent, and fair election process for its parliamentary elections in the fall of 2004.


May 20, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 22, 2004

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 22, 2004. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Douglas “Doug” Bereuter

Representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2004
Length: 6 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2004--Passed House without amendment.States that the House of Representatives:(1) looks forward to the development of cordial relations between the United States and the Republic of Belarus;(2) emphasizes that a precondition ... Read more >


May 20, 2004

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Jun 24, 2004
Reported by Committee

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Jul 22, 2004
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Jul 22, 2004
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 652”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


16 cosponsors (8R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Jul 22, 2004 4:10 p.m.
Passed 421/0

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