H.Res. 188 (109th): Recognizing and honoring firefighters for their many contributions throughout the history of the Nation.


Apr 5, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 6, 2005

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 6, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Bennie Thompson

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2005
Length: 2 pages

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H.Res. 764 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Apr 6, 2006

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Summary (CRS)

4/6/2005--Passed House without amendment.Recognizes and honors the more than 1 million firefighters in the United States for their contributions and sacrifices. Read more >


Apr 5, 2005

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Apr 6, 2005
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 6, 2005
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. 188”). 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.


65 cosponsors (33D, 32R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.Res. 764 (identical)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 6, 2006

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