New Cosponsor — Jul 30, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Ron DeSantis [R-FL6]
The resolution now has 19 cosponsors (16 Republicans, 3 Democrats).
Feb 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on February 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 48th congressional district
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2/27/2013--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Dr. Shakil Afridi is an American hero and that he should be immediately released from custody by Pakistan. Read more >
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 86”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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