Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2014
Length: 8 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This resolution was introduced on July 25, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“McCollum and Reichert Introduce Legislation Expressing Support for GAVI Alliance”
— Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN4] (Sponsor) on Jul 30, 2014
Jul 25, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.Res. 688 (113th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 688. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Supporting the role of the United States in ensuring children in poor countries have access to vaccines and immunization through the GAVI Alliance, H.R. Res. 688, 113th Cong. (2014).
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