H.Con.Res. 37 (111th): Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby.


Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Mar 12, 2009

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on March 12, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


Steny Hoyer

Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2009
Length: 2 pages

See Instead:

H.Con.Res. 247 (same title)
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) — May 7, 2010

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

3/12/2009--Passed Senate without amendment.Permits the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby Association to sponsor soap box derby races as a free public event on the Capitol grounds on June 20, 2009. Read more >


Feb 4, 2009

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Feb 12, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Mar 10, 2009
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.

Mar 12, 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.

Mar 12, 2009
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 37”). 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.


6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 79 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
May 16, 2007

H.Con.Res. 16 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
May 12, 2011

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