New Cosponsors — Nov 30, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Rodney Alexander [R-LA5, 2003-2013]
The resolution now has 10 cosponsors (7 Republicans, 3 Democrats).
Sep 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on September 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district
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9/29/2010--Introduced.Recognizes the 20th anniversary of the annual September celebration of the rice harvest in the United States. Encourages the people of the United States to observe National Rice Month with ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 651 (111th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.Res. 1685 (111th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1685”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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