H.Res. 177 (112th): Expressing support for internal rebuilding, resettlement, and reconciliation within Sri Lanka that are necessary to ensure a lasting peace.


Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Grimm
Representative for New York's 13th congressional district


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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/17/2011--Introduced.Commends United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for creating the three-person panel to advise the Secretary-General on the implementation of the government of Sri Lanka's commitment to human rights accountability.Urges the ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 247 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 2013

S.Res. 84 (Related)
A resolution expressing support for internal rebuilding, resettlement, and reconciliation within Sri Lanka that ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 1, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 177” 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.


Mar 17, 2011


53 cosponsors (43D, 10R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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