H.Res. 661 (110th): Honoring the accomplishments of Barrington Antonio Irving, the youngest pilot and first person of African descent ever to fly solo around the world.


Sep 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 11, 2007

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 11, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Alcee Hastings

Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2007
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Summary (CRS)

Honors the accomplishments of Barrington Irving, the youngest pilot and first African-American to fly solo around the world and founder of a nonprofit organization that inspires youth and minorities to ... Read more >


Sep 18, 2007

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Oct 31, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Dec 11, 2007
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.

Dec 12, 2007
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. 661”). 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.


44 cosponsors (38D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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