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Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2019
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This resolution was introduced on July 16, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Pressley's Statement Following Passage of House Resolution 246”
— Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA7] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 23, 2019
Jul 16, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.Res. 496 (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. 496. 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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Affirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights at home and abroad, as protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution, H.R. Res. 496, 116th Cong. (2019).
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