H.Res. 747 (110th): Recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.

Introduced:

Oct 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Joe Wilson

Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2007
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

H.Res. 245 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Sep 27, 2008

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History

Oct 16, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 23, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 29, 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.

Oct 29, 2007
 
Text Published

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

This page is about a 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.

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