H.Res. 684 (111th): Recognizing and honoring Howard University School of Law’s 140-year legacy of social justice and its continued commitment to the training of capable and compassionate legal practitioners and scholars.


Jul 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 23, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 23, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Carolyn Kilpatrick

Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2009
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/23/2009--Passed House amended.Recognizes Howard University School of Law, in Washington, D.C., for its profound achievements and unwavering commitment to social justice for all people.Encourages its continued dedication to the first-rate ... Read more >


Jul 28, 2009

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Sep 23, 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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 23, 2009
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 684”). 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.


32 cosponsors (31D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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