New Cosponsor — Jun 23, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
The resolution now has 122 cosponsors (122 Republicans).
Mar 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on March 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2011
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3/3/2011--Introduced.Condemns the Obama administration's direction that the Department of Justice (DOJ) should discontinue defending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and demands that the DOJ continue to defend DOMA in ... Read more >
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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 25”). 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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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