New Cosponsor — Jul 18, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH9]
The resolution now has 27 cosponsors (27 Democrats).
Feb 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on February 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2013
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2/15/2013--Introduced.Expresses the sense of Congress that a National Voting Rights Act Mobilization Day should be designated to remind all Americans of the critical role that the Voting Rights Act of ... Read more >
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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 17”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.
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