H.Res. 638: Recognizing the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks in honor of Women’s History Month.

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Mar 14, 2016


Referred to Committee on Mar 14, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 14, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Elijah Cummings

Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district



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Mar 14, 2016

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H.Res. 638 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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