H.Res. 951 (111th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas.


Dec 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Brown Jr.
Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district


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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2009
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Summary (CRS)
Recognizes the importance of Christmas symbols and traditions.Disapproves of attempts to ban references to Christmas.Supports the use of these symbols and traditions by those who celebrate Christmas.

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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 951” 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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Dec 8, 2009


73 cosponsors (72R, 1D) (show)
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