H.Res. 456 (112th): Encouraging civilians to observe Veterans Day by listening, with respect and without judgment, to the stories of combat veterans.


Nov 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bob Filner

Representative for California's 51st congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

Encourages every civilian to observe Veterans Day by offering to listen to a veteran tell the story of the veteran's time at war and experience since returning home. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 3, 2011

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 456”). 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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