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Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2016
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114th Congress (2015–2017)
This resolution was introduced on March 21, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Mar 21, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.Res. 656 (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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 656. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should not confirm a nominee to the United States Supreme Court whose professional record or statements display opposition to the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding gun owners, including the fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms as affirmed in the District of Columbia et al. v. Heller and McDonald et al. v. City of Chicago, Illinois, et al. cases, H.R. Res. 656, 114th Cong. (2016).
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