Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016
Length: 3 pages
What legislators are saying
“Sam Johnson Calls for Intensified Efforts to Return Americas POWs & MIAs”
— Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3, 1991-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 15, 2016
Sep 15, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.Res. 871 (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. 871. 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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Calling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign countries to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States, H.R. Res. 871, 114th Cong. (2016).
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