H.Res. 1063 (109th): Paying tribute to the Reverend Waitstill Sharp and Martha Sharp for their recognition by the Yad Vashem Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority as Righteous Among the Nations for their heroic efforts to save Jews during the Holocaust.


Sep 29, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 29, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” McGovern

Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2006
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9/29/2006--Introduced.Recognizes the Reverend Waitstill Sharp and Martha Sharp as genuine American heroes, and pays tribute to them as their names are added to the Wall of Rescuers in the permanent ... Read more >

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Sep 29, 2006

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1063”). 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.


34 cosponsors (31D, 3R) (show)
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