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Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2018
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 11, 2018
This simple resolution was agreed to on July 11, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Cohen Introduces Bill to Sanction Russia for its Continued Occupation of Ukraine”
— Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2018
Apr 6, 2017
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Jun 28, 2018
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Jul 11, 2018
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 256 (115th) 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.
This simple 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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Expressing support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, H.R. Res. 256, 115th Cong. (2017).
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