Bill Text — Nov 2, 2011
This resolution’s text for status Referred to Senate Committee (Nov 2, 2011) is now available.
Jan 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 1, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Virginia's 4th congressional district
Read Text »
Last Updated: Nov 2, 2011
Length: 3 pages
Reaffirms "In God We Trust" as the official motto of the United States.Encourages its display in all public buildings, public schools, and other government institutions. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Con.Res. 274 (111th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 13”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Con.Res. 13 — 112th Congress: Reaffirming “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States and supporting .... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hconres13
“H.Con.Res. 13 — 112th Congress: Reaffirming “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States and supporting ....” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hconres13>
|title=H.Con.Res. 13 (112th)
|accessdate=November 29, 2015
|author=112th Congress (2011)
|date=January 26, 2011
|quote=Reaffirming “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States and supporting ...