New Cosponsor — Jul 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN4]
The resolution now has 5 cosponsors (4 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Jun 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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6/19/2012--Introduced.Supports: (1) the ideals and values of the Refugee Congress and the Proclamation adopted by the Refugee Congress Delegates, and (2) the objectives and principles of the 1951 Convention Relating ... Read more >
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 690”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 690 — 112th Congress: Recognizing the Proclamation of the Refugee Congress.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hres690
“H.Res. 690 — 112th Congress: Recognizing the Proclamation of the Refugee Congress..” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hres690>
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|quote=Recognizing the Proclamation of the Refugee Congress.