H.Res. 723 (109th): Calling on the President to take immediate steps to help improve the security situation in Darfur, Sudan, with a specific emphasis on civilian protection.


Mar 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 26, 2006

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 26, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2006
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/26/2006--Passed House amended.Commends the Africa Union Mission in Sudan (AMIS) in monitoring the N'Djamena Ceasefire Agreement in Darfur and its role in diminishing some acts of violence.Condemns the continued genocide ... Read more >


Mar 14, 2006

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Sep 13, 2006
Reported by Committee

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Sep 26, 2006
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.

Sep 26, 2006
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. 723”). 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.


121 cosponsors (103D, 17R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended
Sep 26, 2006 6:20 p.m.
Passed 412/7

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