H.Res. 47 (113th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee, as an entity of the United States Postal Service, should issue a commemorative stamp in honor of the holiday of Diwali.

Introduced:

Jan 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 12th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/25/2013--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the United States Postal Service should issue a postage stamp honoring the holiday of Diwali, and (2) the Citizens' Stamp ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.Res. 32 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 14, 2015

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 47” 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
Jan 25, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
46 cosponsors (44D, 2R) (show)
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