H.Res. 491 (109th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to raising awareness and enhancing the state of computer security in the United States, and supporting the goals and ideals of National Cyber Security Awareness Month.


Oct 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 17, 2005

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 17, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Sherwood “Sherry” Boehlert

Representative for New York's 24th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2005
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

H.Res. 993 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Nov 14, 2006

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Supports the goals and ideals of National Cyber Security Awareness Month.Declares that the House of Representatives will work with Federal agencies, national organizations, businesses, and educational institutions to encourage the ... Read more >


Oct 17, 2005

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Oct 17, 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.

Oct 17, 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. 491”). 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.


10 cosponsors (7D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Oct 17, 2005 7:20 p.m.
Passed 354/13

Related Bills
H.Res. 993 (identical)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 14, 2006

S.Res. 606 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 2006

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