H.Con.Res. 125 (111th): Directing the Architect of the Capitol to design and place an educational display in the Capitol Visitor Center to explain the significance of the naming of Emancipation Hall.


May 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Zach Wamp

Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district



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5/13/2009--Introduced.Requires the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) to: (1) design an educational display to explain the significance of the naming of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center; and (2) ... Read more >

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May 13, 2009

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 125”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


69 cosponsors (39D, 30R) (show)
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