H.Res. 16 (110th): Recognizing Virginia’s James River as “America’s Founding River”.


Jan 4, 2007
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.


Jo Ann Davis

Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2007
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/30/2007--Passed House without amendment.Recognizes Virginia's James River as America's Founding River and recommits to protecting and restoring it. Read more >
Related Bills
H.Res. 769 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 6, 2006

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 16” 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.


Jan 4, 2007
Agreed To
Jul 30, 2007
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.


5 cosponsors (4R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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