H.Res.597 - Reaffirming the proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln on March 30, 1863, in which President Lincoln called for national humility, fasting, and prayer, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Chenoweth-Hage, Helen [R-ID-1] (Introduced 09/27/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||10/12/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Civil Service. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.597 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Reaffirms the proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln on March 30, 1863, in which he called for national humility, fasting, and prayer.
Introduced in House (09/27/2000)
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that all normal business of the Congress should be set aside on a Day of Repentance and Reconciliation for the United States, so that Members of Congress may join with all Americans in a solemn assembly to: (1) humble themselves with prayer and fasting; (2) repent individual and corporate sins; and (3) seek God's healing, reconciliation, and favor for the Nation and its future.
Encourages people of faith throughout the Nation to join in solemn assembly for such a day.