H.Res. 849: Expressing condolences to the people of Italy and support for the Government of Italy in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck the Lazio and Marche regions of Italy.


Sep 8, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 8, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on September 8, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Bill Pascrell Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district



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Sep 8, 2016

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