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H.Res. 715: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike.

Sponsor and status

Sheila Jackson Lee

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2018
Length: 5 pages

Jan 29, 2018


Introduced on Jan 29, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 29, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Jan 29, 2018

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H.Res. 715 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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