H.Con.Res. 402 (110th): Recognizing the historical significance of the discovery of oil and the birth of the petroleum and natural gas industries on the banks of Oil Creek, Venango County, near Titusville, Pennsylvania on August 27, 1859, and designating the year 2009 as the “Sesquicentennial of Oil”.

Introduced:

Jul 31, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 31, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Peterson

Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2008
Length: 4 pages

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7/31/2008--Introduced.Recognizes the significance of the discovery of oil in Pennsylvania in 1859 and requests the President to issue a proclamation recognizing the "Sesquicentennial of Oil" and the accomplishments of the ... Read more >
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The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 402” 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.

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Jul 31, 2008

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