New Cosponsors — Sep 10, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. James “Jim” Moran [D-VA8, 1991-2014]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0]
The resolution now has 20 cosponsors (17 Democrats, 3 Republicans).
Mar 29, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on March 29, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012
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3/29/2012--Introduced.Mourns the death of Tibetans who have self-immolated and deplores the repressive policies targeting Tibetans.Calls on China to: (1) suspend implementation of religious control regulations and resume a dialogue with ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 356 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.Res. 609 (112th).
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 609”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 609 — 112th Congress: Expressing support for the people of Tibet.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hres609
“H.Res. 609 — 112th Congress: Expressing support for the people of Tibet..” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 14, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hres609>
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