Honoring and praising the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on the occasion of its 108th anniversary.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This resolution was introduced on February 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Feb 2, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Con.Res. 110 (114th).
Feb 1, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 27, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 154.
H.Con.Res. 17 (115th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.
A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 17. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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