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H.Con.Res. 131 (111th): Directing the Architect of the Capitol to engrave the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and the National Motto of “In God We Trust” in the Capitol Visitor Center.


Sponsor and status

Daniel Lungren

Sponsor. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2009
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 20, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Status

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Jul 10, 2009

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on July 10, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.

Cosponsors

160 Cosponsors (160 Republicans)

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History

May 20, 2009
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 10, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 9, 2009
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 10, 2009
 
Passed Senate

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 10, 2009
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.Con.Res. 131 (111th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 131. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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