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Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 23, 2015
This simple resolution was agreed to on March 23, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
What legislators are saying
“Congresswoman Kelly Statement on the Two-Year Anniversary of Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls”
— Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] (Sponsor) on Apr 14, 2016
Jan 27, 2015
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Feb 27, 2015
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Mar 23, 2015
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 53 (114th) 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Condemning the cowardly attacks on innocent men, women, and children in northeastern Nigeria by Boko Haram and urging a peaceful and credible national election, H.R. Res. 53, 114th Cong. (2015).
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