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111th Congress (2009–2010)
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Jul 31, 2009
This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on July 31, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.
H.Con.Res. 172 (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. 172. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses, H.R. Con. Res. 172, 111th Cong. (2009).
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