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
Length: 5 pages

About the resolution

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 ... Read more >


Jun 8, 2012

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Jun 18, 2012
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 18, 2012
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 683”). 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.


20 cosponsors (15D, 5R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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