New Cosponsor — Mar 5, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ6]
The resolution now has 22 cosponsors (22 Democrats).
Feb 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on February 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2012
Length: 7 pages
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. 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. 555”). 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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