H.Con.Res. 139 (110th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the United States should address the ongoing problem of untouchability in India.


May 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 23, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Trent Franks

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2007
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/23/2007--Passed House amended.Expresses the sense of Congress that, as the leaders of the United States and the Republic of India have expressed commitment to the values of human freedom, democracy, ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 396 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2006

What is a resolution?

The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 139” means this is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 1, 2007
Reported by Committee
Jun 26, 2007
Passed House
Jul 23, 2007
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


33 cosponsors (20D, 13R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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