H.Res. 942 (110th): Recognizing the significance of Black History Month.



Jan 28, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 6, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 6, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Al Green

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2008
Length: 2 pages


Jan 28, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 29, 2008
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.

Feb 6, 2008
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.

Feb 6, 2008
Text Published

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

H.Res. 942 (110th) was a 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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