Bill Text — Mar 18, 2009
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Mar 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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
Length: 2 pages
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Mar 21, 2010
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 ... 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. 256”). 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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