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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 245 (Related)
Recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 27, 2008

H.Res. 745 (Related)
Recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 2007

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 747” 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.

History

Introduced
Oct 16, 2007
Reported by Committee
Oct 23, 2007
Agreed To
Oct 29, 2007
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Details

Cosponsors
35 cosponsors (33D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Oct 29, 2007 7:13 p.m.
Passed 358/0

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