H.Res. 1088 (111th): Recognizing the plight of people with albinism in East Africa and condemning their murder and mutilation.


Feb 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 10, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 10, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Gerald Connolly

Representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2010
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/10/2010--Passed House amended.Condemns the murder and mutilation of adults and children with albinism for their body parts.Supports people with albinism in East Africa who have been the victims of such ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1088” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


Feb 22, 2010
Agreed To
Mar 10, 2010
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37 cosponsors (29D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended
Mar 10, 2010 2:02 p.m.
Passed 418/1

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