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H.Con.Res. 235 (109th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that States should require candidates for driver’s licenses to demonstrate an ability to exercise greatly increased caution when driving in the proximity of a potentially visually impaired individual.


Sponsor and status

Lane Evans

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2006
Length: 1 page
Introduced
Sep 7, 2005
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Status

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Sep 25, 2006

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on September 25, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.

Cosponsors

23 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 8 Republicans)

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History

Sep 7, 2005
 
Introduced

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

Apr 5, 2006
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 25, 2006
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2006
 
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.

Sep 25, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.Con.Res. 235 (109th) 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. 235. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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