H.RES.1704: Honoring the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced Sept. 29, 2010
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 8, 2010

Bill Summary

Joins with the Greek Embassy in Washington, DC, the people of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, the people of Marathon, Greece, and the hundreds of thousands of runners participating in marathons throughout the United States, in celebrating the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon, Greece, one of the most significant battles in human history.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Klein (FL) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1704.
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Klein (FL) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 359 - 44, 5 Present (Roll no. 618).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 29, 2010

Introduced in the House by Jim McGovern (D-Mass.)

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