H.Res. 1247 (111th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the Nation during Public Service Recognition Week, May 3 through 9, 2010, and throughout the year.


Apr 14, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on May 5, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 5, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Stephen Lynch
Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district


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Last Updated: May 5, 2010
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/5/2010--Passed House without amendment.Commends public servants for their outstanding contributions to the nation during Public Service Recognition Week and throughout the year.Honors government employees who have given their lives in ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 299 (identical)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 5, 2009

S.Res. 481 (Related)
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that public servants should be commended ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 29, 2010

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1247” 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.


Apr 14, 2010
Agreed To
May 5, 2010
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


61 cosponsors (54D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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