H.Res. 555 (112th): To commemorate the life and accomplishments of Whitney Elizabeth Houston over the past 48 years; and expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives to her family upon her death.

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Donald Payne
Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2012
Length: 7 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/16/2012--Introduced.Recognizes Ms. Whitney Houston (an entertainer and a humanitarian) as a world icon and a once-in-a-lifetime talent.Honors Ms. Houston for her charitable efforts.Extends the deepest condolences to her family.

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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 555” 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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History

Introduced
Feb 16, 2012

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