H.Res. 252 (111th): Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution


Mar 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 4, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Adam Schiff

Representative for California's 29th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2010
Length: 12 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

Calling upon the President to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States record relating to the Armenian Genocide, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/2010--Reported to House without amendment.Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution - Calls upon the President:(1) to ensure that U.S. foreign policy reflects appropriate understanding and ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 17, 2009

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Mar 4, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 252”). 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.


148 cosponsors (114D, 34R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 106 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 10, 2007

S.Res. 316 (Related)
Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 21, 2009

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