H.Res. 987 (111th): Recognizing the importance of trade to the United States economy and the importance of passing free trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea, and Panama.


Dec 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rodney Frelinghuysen
Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district


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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2009
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Recognizes the importance of reduced trade barriers to the United States for promoting economic development, creating jobs, and solidifying relations with trading partners.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 86 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2011

H.Res. 1562 (Related)
Recognizing the importance of trade to job creation and the United States economy and ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 27, 2010

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 987” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 16, 2009


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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