New Cosponsor — Jul 10, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY5]
The resolution now has 6 cosponsors (6 Democrats).
Feb 26, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on February 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2013
Length: 3 pages
2/26/2013--Introduced.Recognizes the importance of acknowledging the contributions of Dominican-Americans to the United States.Supports the establishment of a national month of recognition for Dominican-Americans. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 428 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 85”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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