H.Res. 251 (112th): Urging the President to expedite the submission of the United States - Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement to Congress.


May 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Aaron Schock

Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

5/4/2011--Introduced.Urges the President to expedite the submission of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement to Congress. Read more >

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May 4, 2011

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 251”). 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.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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