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.

Introduced:

Mar 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2006
Length: 5 pages

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History

Mar 14, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 13, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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 page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

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