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H.Res. 550: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States policy recognizing the Assyrian Genocide.

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Josh Harder

Sponsor. Representative for California's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Jul 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jul 22, 2021

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 22, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)


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What stakeholders are saying

Assyrian Policy Institute The Assyrian Policy Institute joins with Assyrian-Americans across the United States in welcoming the reintroduction of the Assyrian Genocide resolution by Congressman Harder, whose principled and steadfast leadership has advanced critical understanding and awareness of the crimes that took place more ...


Jul 22, 2021

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H.Res. 550 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. 550. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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