H.Res. 728 (112th): Recognizing the commencement of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and spiritual renewal, and commending Muslims in the United States and throughout the world for their faith.


Jul 12, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 12, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eddie Johnson

Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district



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7/12/2012--Introduced.Recognizes the Islamic faith as one of the great world religions.Acknowledges the onset of Ramadan and expresses deepest respect to Muslims in the United States and throughout the world on ... Read more >

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Jul 12, 2012

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 728”). 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.


25 cosponsors (25D) (show)
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H.Res. 1377 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Jul 24, 2008

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