H.Res. 851: Expressing profound concern about the ongoing political, economic, social and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, urging the release of political prisoners, and calling for respect of constitutional and democratic processes.

Introduced:

Sep 8, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 27, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 27, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 7 pages

History

Sep 8, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 27, 2016
 
Agreed To

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This page is about a 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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