H.Res. 417 (112th): Commending the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and its 231st Class of members on the occasion of the institution’s October 1, 2011, Induction ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Sep 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 29, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Capuano
Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district


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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2011
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Summary (CRS)
9/29/2011--Introduced.Extends congratulations to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and its 231st class of members.Salutes the Academy for its continuing service and intellectual leadership around the country and across ...

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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 417” 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.

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Sep 29, 2011


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