H.Res. 1163 (110th): Expressing the support and sympathy of the House of Representatives and the people of the United States for the victims of the tragic fire that occurred in Ordway, Colorado, on April 16, 2008.


Apr 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 29, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marilyn Musgrave
Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district


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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2008
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/29/2008--Introduced.Expresses: (1) condolences to the familes and friends of John Schwartz and Terry Devore, volunteer firefighters who died in the April 15, 2008, fire in Ordway, Colorado; (2) support for ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1163” means this is a House simple 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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Apr 29, 2008


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