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Oct 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 29, 2007
This simple resolution was agreed to on October 29, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2007
Length: 3 pages
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Sep 27, 2008
Recognizes Diwali as an important festival.Acknowledges the international religious and historical importance of the festival of Diwali.Recognizes and appreciates the religious diversity in both India and the United States and ... Read more >
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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. 747”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 27, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 747 — 110th Congress: Recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hres747
“H.Res. 747 — 110th Congress: Recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali..” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hres747>
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|quote=Recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.