H.Res. 855 (111th): Expressing support for designation of May 1 as “Silver Star Service Banner Day”.

Introduced:
Oct 22, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sponsor
Roy Blunt
Representative for Missouri's 7th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 21, 2010
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S.Res. 534 (Related)
A resolution expressing support for designation of May 1, 2010, as “Silver Star Service ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 19, 2010

S.Res. 320 (Related)
A resolution designating May 1 each year as “Silver Star Banner Day”.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 22, 2009

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 21, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Oct 22, 2009
Referred to Committee Oct 22, 2009
Reported by Committee Apr 14, 2010
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Apr 21, 2010
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
62 cosponsors (32R, 30D) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

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Notes

H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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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4/21/2010--Passed House without amendment.
Supports the designation of "Silver Star Service Banner Day" on May 1.

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