H.Res. 1577 (111th): Observing the fifth anniversary of the date on which Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, saluting the dedication of volunteers who offered assistance in support of those affected by the storm, recognizing the progress of efforts to rebuild the affected Gulf Coast region, commending the persistence of the people of the States of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, and reaffirming Congress’ commitment to restore and renew.


Jul 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Anh “Joseph” Cao
Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district


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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/29/2010--Introduced.Expresses support for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Commends the efforts of those who assisted in the recovery. Reaffirms a commitment to rebuild, renew, and restore the Gulf Coast region.

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Related Bills
H.Res. 1583 (Related)
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 15, 2010

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1577” 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.


Jul 29, 2010


7 cosponsors (5R, 2D) (show)
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