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Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2016
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This resolution was introduced on December 8, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
Dec 8, 2016
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H.Res. 955 (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. 955. 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 regarding the progress of peace and justice, accountability, and reconciliation in Sri Lanka after 26 years of a debilitating armed conflict, and support for inclusive development and a strong and enduring relationship between the United States and Sri Lanka, H.R. Res. 955, 114th Cong. (2016).
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