H.CON.RES.317: Expressing the sense of Congress that Members of Congress should follow the examples of self-sacrifice and devotion to character displayed by Jacob Chestnut and John Gibson of the United States Capitol Police.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Aug. 4, 1998
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 1, 1998

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

138 (34 Democrats, 1 Independent, 104 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Declares that Members of Congress should: (1) follow the example of Jacob Chestnut and John Gibson of the U.S. Capitol Police by living lives of love, respect, and integrity every day at all times, including on the floor of the Senate and House of Representatives; and (2) deserve the title "Honorable" by setting an example so that such individuals did not die in vain.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on House Oversight.
Committee on House Oversight discharged.
Mr. Ney asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
Considered by unanimous consent.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Aug. 4, 1998

Introduced in the House by Sue Myrick (R-N.C.)

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