H.Res. 592 (112th): Recognizing the importance of ports to the economy and national security of the United States.


Mar 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Janice Hahn
Representative for California's 36th congressional district


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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/20/2012--Introduced.Recognizes the importance of ports to the economy and national security of the United States.Urges the President, federal officials, and other relevant stakeholders to consider this importance in decisionmaking and ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 158 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 12, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 592” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 2012


54 cosponsors (41D, 13R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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