H.Res. 256 (111th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all Americans should participate in a moment of silence to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces both at home and abroad.
Mar 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on March 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2009
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- See Instead:
H.Res. 284 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 24, 2009
H.Res. 1119 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Mar 21, 2010
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- 3/17/2009--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that all Americans should participate in a moment of silence (on March 26, 2009, National Support Our Troops Day) to reflect upon ...
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