H.Con.Res. 31: Expressing the sense of Congress that John Arthur “Jack” Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson and unduly tarnished his reputation.

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Introduced:

Feb 28, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 28, 2017

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 28, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 5 pages

History

Feb 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

H.Con.Res. 31 is 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.

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