New Cosponsor — Jul 7, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Alan Nunnelee [R-MS1, 2011-2015]
The resolution now has 9 cosponsors (9 Republicans).
May 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on May 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 5, 2011
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5/5/2011--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) people in the United States should pray for the victims of the tornadoes and flooding in the South and lower ... Read more >
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 254”). 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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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