H.Res. 156 (111th): Supporting Charter 08 and the ideals of the Charter 08 movement.


Feb 11, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 11, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thaddeus “Thad” McCotter
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district


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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2009
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/11/2009--Introduced.Supports: (1) Charter 08 and its ideals; and (2) the Chinese people's efforts to secure liberty, the rule of law, representative government, and the protection of human rights.Notes Chinese Communist ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 156” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 11, 2009


29 cosponsors (28R, 1D) (show)
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