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Jul 30, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on July 30, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 25th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2010
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7/30/2010--Introduced.Encourages the United Kingdom to investigate British Petroleum (BP) for foreign corrupt practices. 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. 1597”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 1597 — 111th Congress: Encouraging the United Kingdom to investigate British Petroleum (BP) for foreign corrupt practices.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hres1597
“H.Res. 1597 — 111th Congress: Encouraging the United Kingdom to investigate British Petroleum (BP) for foreign corrupt practices..” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hres1597>
|title=H.Res. 1597 (111th)
|accessdate=October 4, 2015
|author=111th Congress (2010)
|date=July 30, 2010
|quote=Encouraging the United Kingdom to investigate British Petroleum (BP) for foreign corrupt practices.