H.Res. 49 (113th): Recognizing the significance of Black History Month.


Feb 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Al Green
Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district


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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2013
Length: 4 pages

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H.Res. 481 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 11, 2014

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/4/2013--Introduced.Recognizes the significance of Black History Month as an important time to recognize the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history.Encourages the continued celebration of this month to provide an ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 567 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 29, 2012

H.Res. 13 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2015

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 49” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 4, 2013


46 cosponsors (46D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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