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

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/21/2012--Introduced.Recognizes National Emancipation Day, marking the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the end of slavery in areas of rebellion, and the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation in the struggle ...

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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

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 803” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Sep 21, 2012

Details

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