Recognizing the significance of Black History Month.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Feb 2, 2016
Referred to Committee on Feb 2, 2016
This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on February 2, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2016
Length: 4 pages
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H.Res. 597 is 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.
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