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H.Res. 663: GALA Resolution

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Republicans hope this bill will make AOC lament, “That bill was How I Met My Political Demise.”


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY14), the firebrand democratic socialist congresswoman representing Queens and the Bronx, attended New York City’s elite Met Gala in September. She received considerable attention for her dress worn on the red carpet, which read “Tax the rich” in large red letters. Though it didn’t receive as much press, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY12) also attended wearing a dress that read “Equal rights for women.”

The exclusive event is famous for attracting top figures from the worlds of fashion, entertainment, and pop culture. For example, the cohosts of this year’s event included Billie Eilish, Naomi Osaka, Timothée Chalamet, and Amanda Gorman. However, a few New York City elected …

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Michelle Steel

Sponsor. Representative for California's 48th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Sep 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Sep 20, 2021

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 20, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


4 Cosponsors (4 Republicans)



Sep 20, 2021

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H.Res. 663 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. 663. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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