H.Res. 194 (110th): Apologizing for the enslavement and racial segregation of African-Americans.


Feb 27, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Jul 29, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 29, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Steve Cohen
Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2008
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Summary (CRS)
7/29/2008--Passed House amended.Acknowledges that slavery is incompatible with the basic principle recognized in the Declaration of Independence that all men are created equal. Acknowledges the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 194” 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.


Feb 27, 2007
Agreed To
Jul 29, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


120 cosponsors (118D, 2R) (show)
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