New Cosponsor — Aug 5, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3]
The resolution now has 57 cosponsors (57 Democrats).
Jul 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on July 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2011
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7/20/2011--Introduced.Commends: (1) the Administration for providing assistance in response to the drought and famine-like conditions in the Horn of Africa, and (2) the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) ... 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. 361”). 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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