H.Con.Res. 286 (111th): Recognizing the 235th birthday of the United States Army.


Jun 14, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on June 28, 2010 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Thomas “Chet” Edwards

Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2010
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/28/2010--Passed Senate amended.Expresses the appreciation of Congress to the members of the U.S. Army for 235 years of dedicated service.Honors the valor, commitment, and sacrifice that members of the U.S. ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 14, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 17, 2010
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 28, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 286”). 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.


109 cosponsors (62R, 47D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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