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 ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 684” means this is a House 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.


Jul 28, 2009
Agreed To
Sep 23, 2009
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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