H.Res. 953 (110th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all Americans should participate in a moment of silence to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces both at home and abroad.


Jan 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Mar 12, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 12, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Joseph “Joe” Knollenberg
Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)
3/12/2008--Passed House amended.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that all Americans should participate in a moment of silence (on March 26, 2008, National Support Our Troops Day) to ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 698 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 14, 2006

H.Res. 87 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2007

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 953” 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 29, 2008
Agreed To
Mar 12, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


45 cosponsors (36R, 9D) (show)
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There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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