New Cosponsor — May 3, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Rush Holt [D-NJ12, 1999-2014]
The resolution now has 6 cosponsors (6 Democrats).
Feb 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on February 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 13th congressional district
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2/9/2011--Introduced.Supports the designation of February 12, 2011, the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin in 1809, as Darwin Day.Recognizes Charles Darwin as a worthy symbol on which to celebrate ... 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. 81”). 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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