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H.Res. 685: Recognizing the service of all District of Columbia veterans, condemning the denial of voting rights in Congress and full equality as American citizens for veterans and their families who are District of Columbia residents, and calling for statehood for the District of Columbia through the passage of H.R. 51, particularly in light of the service of District of Columbia veterans in every American war.

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Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Nov 8, 2019
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Introduced on Nov 8, 2019

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 8, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Nov 8, 2019
 
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H.Res. 685 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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