H.Res. 847 (110th): Recognizing the importance of Christmas and the Christian faith.


Dec 6, 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.


Steve King
Representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district


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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2007
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)
Recognizes the Christian faith as one of the great religions of the world.Acknowledges: (1) the international religious and historical importance of Christmas and the Christian faith; and (2) the role ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 847” 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.


Dec 6, 2007
Agreed To
Dec 11, 2007
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60 cosponsors (58R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended
Dec 11, 2007 7:02 p.m.
Passed 372/9

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