H.Res. 130 (111th): Expressing support for the appointment of former Senator George Mitchell as Special Envoy for Middle East Peace, and for other purposes.


Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Bill” Delahunt

Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
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Summary (CRS)

2/4/2009--Introduced.Congratulates Senator George Mitchell on his appointment as Special Envoy for Middle East Peace.Commits to supporting President Obama, Secretary Clinton, and Special Envoy Mitchell in their pursuit of a diplomatic ... Read more >

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Feb 4, 2009

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 130”). 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.


106 cosponsors (101D, 5R) (show)
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