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H.Res. 587: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress disapproves of Department of Defense leadership pursuing adverse actions toward members of the Armed Forces of the United States who choose not to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Mark Green

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 13, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Aug 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Aug 13, 2021

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 13, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


25 Cosponsors (25 Republicans)



Aug 13, 2021

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H.Res. 587 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. 587. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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