Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 15th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2007
Length: 4 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
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.
167 Cosponsors (133 Democrats, 34 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“—Faleomavaega Conemns Japan's Contine Denial an Refsal to Aknowlege the Attroities Committe Against Asian an Paifi Islan Women Dring WWII”
— Rep. Eni Faleomavaega [D-AS, 1989-2014] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2007
Jan 31, 2007
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Jun 26, 2007
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Jul 30, 2007
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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 121. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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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, H.R. Res. 121, 110th Cong. (2007).
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