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May 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on May 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 4, 2009
Length: 16 pages
5/4/2009--Introduced.Declares that the House of Representatives:(1) affirms the rich spiritual and diverse religious history of our nation's founding and subsequent history, including up to today;(2) recognizes that the religious foundations ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 253 (112th).
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 397”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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