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
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/6/2008--Passed House without amendment.Recognizes the significance of Black History Month as an important time to recognize the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history.Encourages the continued celebration of this month ... Read more >
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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 942” 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.


Jan 28, 2008
Reported by Committee
Jan 29, 2008
Agreed To
Feb 6, 2008
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58 cosponsors (56D, 2R) (show)
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The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Feb 6, 2008 7:02 p.m.
Passed 367/0

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