H.RES.691: Congratulating the Interim Government of Iraq on its forthcoming assumption of sovereign authority in Iraq.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced June 23, 2004
  • Latest Major Action June 25, 2004

Bill Cosponsors

3 (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Bill Summary

States that the House of Representatives: (1) congratulates the Interim Government of Iraq on its forthcoming assumption of sovereign authority in Iraq; (2) offers its continued support to the people and government of Iraq as they deal with the consequences of decades of misrule by the former regime of Saddam Hussein; (3) expresses its gratitude to the U.S. armed forces for their ongoing valiant service to their country and commitment to the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on International Relations, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House International Relations
Referred to House Armed Services
Consideration initiated by previous special order.
Considered by previous special order.
DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 691.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to a previous order of the House.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the resolution, the Chair put the question on adoption of the resolution and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. The Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the resolution until a time to be announced.
Considered as unfinished business.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 352 - 57 (Roll no. 319).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 23, 2004

Introduced in the House by Henry John Hyde (R-Ill.)

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