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Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 7 pages
Sep 8, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
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.
Sep 8, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 15, 2016
Considered by The Western Hemisphere
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.
Sep 27, 2016
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.
H.Res. 851 (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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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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, H.R. Res. 851, 114th Cong. (2016).
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