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H.Res. 121 (110th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of Japan should formally acknowledge, apologize, and accept historical responsibility in a clear and unequivocal manner for its Imperial Armed Forces’ coercion of young women into sexual slavery, known to the world as “comfort women”, during its colonial and wartime occupation of Asia and the Pacific Islands from the 1930s through the duration of World War II.

Michael “Mike” Honda

Sponsor. Representative for California's 15th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2007
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 31, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 30, 2007

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 30, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

History

Jan 31, 2007
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 26, 2007
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 30, 2007
 
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.Res. 121 (110th) was a 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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