H.Res. 959 (110th): Supporting the Adopt-a-Platoon program, which encourages support to deployed soldiers through letters, care packages, pen pal campaigns, and monetary donations.

Introduced:
Feb 06, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Marilyn Musgrave
Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 06, 2008
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This resolution was introduced on February 6, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 06, 2008
Referred to Committee Feb 06, 2008
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
43 cosponsors (32R, 11D) (show)
Committees

House Armed Services

Military Personnel

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Notes

H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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.

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2/6/2008--Introduced.
Honors the contributions of the Adopt-a-Platoon Soldier Support Effort for supporting deployed U.S. service members in all branches of the military.

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