Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021
Length: 3 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Introduced on Jan 19, 2021
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 19, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
49 Cosponsors (49 Democrats)
Jan 19, 2021
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H.Res. 51 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 51. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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Expressing deep gratitude on behalf of the people of the United States to the journalists and news staff who risked threats of injury and death to chronicle the horrendous details of the insurrection on January 6, 2021, H.R. Res. 51, 117th Cong. (2021).
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