May 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on May 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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H.Res. 242 (112th) was a 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2017). H.Res. 242 — 112th Congress: Recognizing May as “National Foster Care Month”. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hres242
“H.Res. 242 — 112th Congress: Recognizing May as “National Foster Care Month”.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. May 29, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hres242>
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|quote=Recognizing May as “National Foster Care Month”.
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