New Cosponsor — Apr 22, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Lee Terry [R-NE2, 1999-2014]
The resolution now has 13 cosponsors (9 Democrats, 4 Republicans).
Oct 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on October 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 22, 2009
Length: 2 pages
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 857” 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.
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