Recognizing the significance of Black History Month.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Feb 1, 2017
Introduced on Feb 1, 2017
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 1, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 597 (114th).
H.Res. 79 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.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2017). H.Res. 79 — 115th Congress: Original Black History Month Resolution of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hres79
“H.Res. 79 — 115th Congress: Original Black History Month Resolution of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. June 29, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hres79>
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