H.Res. 185 (110th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the creation of refugee populations in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Persian Gulf region as a result of human rights violations.


Feb 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 1, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 1, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Jerrold Nadler

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2008
Length: 6 pages

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Summary (CRS)

4/1/2008--Passed House amended.States that any comprehensive Middle East peace agreement must resolve all outstanding issues relating to the legitimate rights of all refugees in the Middle East, including Jews, Christians, ... Read more >


Feb 16, 2007

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Feb 27, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Apr 1, 2008
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.

Apr 1, 2008
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 185”). 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.


40 cosponsors (31D, 9R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 838 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 7, 2004

S.Res. 85 (Related)
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the creation of refugee populations ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2007

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