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H.Res. 869 (108th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that due to the allegations of fraud, mismanagement, and abuse within the United Nations oil-for-food program, Kofi Annan should resign from the position of Secretary General of the United Nations to help restore confidence that the investigations into those allegations are being fully and independently accomplished.

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Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 6, 2004
Length: 3 pages
Dec 6, 2004
108th Congress (2003–2004)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 6, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


59 Cosponsors (57 Republicans, 2 Democrats)



Dec 6, 2004

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

H.Res. 869 (108th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 869. This is the one from the 108th Congress.

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

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