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Sponsor. Representative for New York's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 9, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Nov 9, 2018
Introduced on Nov 9, 2018
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 9, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Nov 9, 2018
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H.Res. 1139 is 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.
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Acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the election of Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, the first African-American woman in Congress, H.R. Res. 1139, 115th Cong. (2018).
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