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Feb 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on February 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2013
Length: 4 pages
2/5/2013--Introduced.Condemns unfounded reliance on Stand Your Ground laws to protect actions that extend far beyond historical use of self-defense.Urges state legislatures to reject or repeal Stand Your Ground legislation. Commits ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 96.
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 55”). 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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