New Cosponsor — Sep 11, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Joe Donnelly [D-IN]
The resolution now has 175 cosponsors (175 Democrats).
Jun 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2012
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6/18/2012--Introduced.Recognizes and commends the nation's Catholic sisters, whose inspiring legacy of service continues to enrich our nation.Honors the contributions of Catholic sisters to this country.Stands in solidarity with Catholic sisters' ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 689”). 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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