Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2005
Length: 2 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This resolution was introduced on September 27, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
13 Cosponsors (12 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
Sep 27, 2005
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H.Con.Res. 253 (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. 253. 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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Expressing the sense of the Congress that reciting the pledge of allegiance by students attending public schools contributes to the moral foundation of our Nation and urging the Supreme Court to uphold the pledge’s constitutionality, H.R. Con. Res. 253, 109th Cong. (2005).
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