H.Res. 236 (111th): Urging Turkey to respect the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.


Mar 11, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

3/11/2009--Introduced.Calls on Turkey to:(1) eliminate all forms of discrimination, particularly those based on race or religion, and grant the Ecumenical Patriarch appropriate international recognition and ecclesiastic succession;(2) safeguard religious and ... Read more >

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Mar 11, 2009

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 236”). 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.


38 cosponsors (25D, 13R) (show)
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Related Bills
H.Res. 373 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 3, 2007

H.Res. 180 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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