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H.Res. 345: Responding to widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in promoting democracy, human rights, and good governance on World Press Freedom Day.

Recognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in promoting democracy, human rights, and good governance in commemoration of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2019.

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Adam Schiff

Sponsor. Representative for California's 28th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
May 1, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 15, 2019

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 15, 2019. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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History

May 1, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 12, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Jul 15, 2019
 
Agreed To

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. 345 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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