H.Res. 562 (112th): Directing the Office of the Historian to compile oral histories from current and former Members of the House of Representatives involved in the historic and annual Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, marches, as well as the civil rights movement in general, for the purposes of expanding or augmenting the historic record and for public dissemination and education.


Feb 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 1, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 1, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Terri Sewell

Representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district



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Feb 27, 2012

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Mar 1, 2012
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Mar 1, 2012
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This page is about a 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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