H.Res. 663 (112th): Expressing support for the International Olympic Committee to recognize with a minute of silence at every future Olympics Opening Ceremony those who lost their lives at the 1972 Munich Olympics, and for other purposes.


May 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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5/17/2012--Introduced.Declares that the House of Representatives should observe a minute of silence to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1972 Munich Olympics terrorist attack and remember those who lost their ... Read more >

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May 17, 2012

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Jun 7, 2012
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 663”). 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.


48 cosponsors (29D, 19R) (show)
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S.Res. 504 (Related)
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 25, 2012

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