H.Res. 683 (112th): Expressing the regret of the House of Representatives for the passage of laws that adversely affected the Chinese in the United States, including the Chinese Exclusion Act.


Jun 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Jun 18, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 18, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Judy Chu
Representative for California's 32nd congressional district


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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2012
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Summary (CRS)
6/18/2012--Passed House without amendment.Regrets the passage of legislation that adversely affected people of Chinese origin in the United States because of their ethnicity.States that nothing in this resolution may be ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 683” 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.


Jun 8, 2012
Agreed To
Jun 18, 2012
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


20 cosponsors (15D, 5R) (show)
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