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
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 6, 2011
The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 85” 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 85 — 113th Congress: Recognizing the importance of acknowledging the contributions of Dominican-Americans to the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hres85
“H.Res. 85 — 113th Congress: Recognizing the importance of acknowledging the contributions of Dominican-Americans to the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. August 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hres85>
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