New Cosponsor — Feb 4, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Patrick Murphy [D-PA8, 2007-2010]
The resolution now has 27 cosponsors (23 Democrats, 4 Republicans).
Jan 5, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on January 5, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2010
Length: 5 pages
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 20, 2010
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 997” 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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