Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2021
Length: 5 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 8, 2021
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 8, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
8 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“After Calling for a Diplomatic Boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics, Rep. Langevin Votes to Hold Chinese Communist Party Accountable for Human Rights Abuses”
— Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2] on Dec 9, 2021
H.Res. 837 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. 837. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Beijing should immediately guarantee the safety and freedom of tennis star Peng Shuai, H.R. Res. 837, 117th Cong. (2021).
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