H.Res. 803 (112th): Recognizing National Emancipation Day, marking the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in areas of rebellion, and the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation in the struggle for the equal rights and freedoms afforded to all United States citizens.

Introduced:

Sep 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Barbara Lee

Representative for California's 9th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
Length: 3 pages

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History

Sep 21, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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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Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (39D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 38 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2013

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