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Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 3, 2020
Length: 5 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 3, 2020
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 3, 2020. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
41 Cosponsors (32 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
Jan 3, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 1, 2020
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 27, 2020
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).
Dec 3, 2020
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 by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 17 (116th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 17. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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“H.Res. 17 — 116th Congress: Expressing concern over the detention of Austin Tice and Majd Kamalmaz, and for other purposes.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. December 4, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hres17>
Expressing concern over the detention of Austin Tice and Majd Kamalmaz, and for other purposes, H.R. Res. 17, 116th Cong. (2019).
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