H.Res. 989 (111th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt national policies and pursue international agreements to prevent ocean acidification, to study the impacts of ocean acidification, and to address the effects of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems and coastal economies.

Introduced:

Dec 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 9, 2010.

Sponsor:

Jay Inslee

Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Calls for the United States to adopt national policies and pursue international agreements to prevent ocean acidification, to study the impacts of ocean acidification, and to address the effects of ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 989” 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.

History

Introduced
Dec 16, 2009
Failed in the House Under Suspension
Jun 9, 2010
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Details

Cosponsors
54 cosponsors (54D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Jun 9, 2010 3:11 p.m.
Failed 241/170

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