H.Con.Res. 40 (112th): Supporting the goals and ideals of the National Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools.


Apr 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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4/13/2011--Introduced.Supports the goals and ideals of the Day of Silence (during which students vow to remain silent to bring attention to the harassment and discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, ... Read more >

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Apr 13, 2011

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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. 40”). 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.


47 cosponsors (47D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 92 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 2009

H.Con.Res. 33 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 18, 2013

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