New Cosponsor — Jun 16, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark [D-CA13, 1993-2012]
The resolution now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
Jun 8, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on June 8, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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6/8/2010--Introduced.Urges the government of the Republic of Rwanda and President Paul Kagame to release Professor Peter Erlinder from jail and allow him to return to the United States. Read more >
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1426”). 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.
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