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H.J.Res. 117 (115th): Condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the events, offering deepest condolences to the families and friends of those individuals who were killed and deepest sympathies and support to those individuals who were injured in the attack, expressing support for the Charlottesville community, rejecting White nationalists, White supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and other hate groups, and urging the President and the President’s Cabinet to use all available resources to address the threats posed by those groups.

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Thomas Garrett

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Sep 7, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.

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S.J.Res. 49: A joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who ...
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 14, 2017. (compare text)
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Sep 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.J.Res. 117 (115th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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This joint 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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