Summary: H.Res.496 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/29/2009)

Recognizes the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Celebrates 20 years of freedom from the bondage of communism with the people of the former communist countries.

Acknowledges the symbolic triumph of democracy over communism.