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110th Congress (2007–2009)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 18, 2008
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 18, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2008
Length: 4 pages
Jun 5, 2007
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 341 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.Res. 1247 (110th).
Jun 5, 2008
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 18, 2008
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. 1247 (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. 1247. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Supporting the goals and ideals of “American Eagle Day”, and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the American bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States, H.R. Res. 1247, 110th Cong. (2008).
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