H.Res. 31 (113th): Recognizing the anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives, and expressing continued solidarity with the Haitian people.


Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Lee

Representative for California's 13th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

1/15/2013--Introduced.Honors: (1) those who lost their lives due to the tragic earthquake of January 12, 2010; and (2) the sacrifice of the men and women of the government of Haiti, ... Read more >

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Jan 15, 2013

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 31”). 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.


19 cosponsors (18D, 1R) (show)
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