Bill Text — Apr 19, 2012
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Apr 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on April 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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4/19/2012--Introduced.Calls on Syria to: (1) open the country to independent and foreign journalists and end its media blackout; and (2) release all detained journalists, videographers, and bloggers.Condemns: (1) Syria's intimidation ... Read more >
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Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 391 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.Res. 629 (112th).
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 629”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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