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H.Res. 543 (111th): Expressing support for designation of June as “Home Safety Month”.

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Deborah Halvorson

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2009
Length: 3 pages
Jun 12, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 16, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 16, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


113 Cosponsors (109 Democrats, 4 Republicans)



Jun 12, 2009

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 16, 2009
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

H.Res. 543 (111th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 543. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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