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Official Title as Introduced

Recognizing and commending the members of the United States Armed Forces and their leaders, and the allies of the United States and their armed forces, who participated in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq and recognizing the continuing dedication of military families and employers and defense civilians and contractors and the countless communities and patriotic organizations that lent their support to the Armed Forces during those operations.

Actions Overview (2)

06/04/2003Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 2, 8 Present (Roll no. 237).(text: CR H4883-4885)
05/13/2003Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber
06/05/2003SenateReceived in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
06/04/2003-5:04pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/04/2003-5:04pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 2, 8 Present (Roll no. 237). (text: CR H4883-4885)
06/04/2003-4:56pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4919-4920)
06/04/2003-1:53pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
06/04/2003-1:04pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 177.
06/04/2003-1:04pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4883-4892)
06/04/2003-1:03pmHouseMr. Hunter moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
05/13/2003HouseReferred to House International Relations
05/13/2003HouseReferred to House Armed Services
05/13/2003HouseReferred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, 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.
05/13/2003HouseIntroduced in House

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Armed Services05/13/2003 Referred to
House International Relations05/13/2003 Referred to
Senate Armed Services06/05/2003 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House amended (06/04/2003)

Conveys condolences to the families and friends of the members of U.S. and coalition forces who have been injured, wounded, or killed during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

Commends: (1) President Bush, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, and U.S. Central Command commander General Franks for their planning and execution of successful military campaigns in such Operations; (2) the members of the U.S. armed forces who participated in such Operations; and (3) Department of Defense civilian employees and defense contractor personnel whose skills made possible the equipping of the armed forces.

Calls upon communities across the Nation to prepare appropriate ceremonies to honor and welcome home the members of the armed forces participating in such Operations and to recognize their contributions to U.S. homeland security and to the Global War on Terrorism.

Expresses the Nation's gratitude to the 21 allies in Operation Enduring Freedom and to the 49 coalition members in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Recommits the United States to ensuring the safety of the U.S. homeland, to preventing weapons of mass destruction from reaching the hands of terrorists, and to helping the people of Iraq and Afghanistan build free democratic societies.