H.Res. 809 (111th): Honoring the fact-finding reporting done by Hannah Giles and James O’Keefe III in their investigation in the fraudulent and illegal practices and misuse of taxpayer dollars by the Association of Community Organization for Reform Now (ACORN).


Oct 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Pete Olson

Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Honors Hannah Giles and James O'Keefe III for their work as journalists investigating the Association of Community Organization for Reform Now (ACORN). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 7, 2009

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 809”). 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.


31 cosponsors (31R) (show)
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