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Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
10/29/2019Passed/agreed to in House: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 405 - 11, 3 Present (Roll no. 591).(text: CR H8560)
04/08/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date All Actions
10/29/2019-5:28pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/29/2019-5:28pmOn agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 405 - 11, 3 Present (Roll no. 591). (text: CR H8560)
10/29/2019-5:00pmConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8583-8584)
10/29/2019-3:27pmPOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.Res. 296, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the resolution and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Engel demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
10/29/2019-3:27pmThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10/29/2019-2:20pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 296.
10/29/2019-2:19pmRule provides for consideration of H. Res. 296 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered.
10/29/2019-2:19pmConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 655. (consideration: CR H8559-8568)
10/29/2019-2:03pmRule H. Res. 655 passed House.
10/28/2019-7:28pmRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 655 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 296 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered.
04/08/2019Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
04/08/2019Introduced in House

Cosponsors (141)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 04/08/2019
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 04/08/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 04/08/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-22]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 04/08/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 04/08/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 04/08/2019
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Spano, Ross [R-FL-15]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr. [D-CA-39]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Crenshaw, Dan [R-TX-2]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Lesko, Debbie [R-AZ-8]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Hern, Kevin [R-OK-1]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 04/08/2019
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27]* 04/08/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] 04/09/2019
Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48] 04/09/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 04/09/2019
Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22] 04/09/2019
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 04/10/2019
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 04/10/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 04/10/2019
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 04/12/2019
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] 04/12/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 04/12/2019
Rep. Hill, Katie [D-CA-25] 04/12/2019
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 04/18/2019
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 04/22/2019
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] 04/25/2019
Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] 04/25/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] 04/25/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 04/25/2019
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] 04/29/2019
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 04/29/2019
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] 05/07/2019
Rep. Moolenaar, John R. [R-MI-4] 05/07/2019
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 05/08/2019
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 05/17/2019
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 05/28/2019
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 05/30/2019
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 06/06/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 06/19/2019
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11] 06/25/2019
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] 06/25/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 07/10/2019
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] 08/02/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 08/13/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1] 08/27/2019
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 09/18/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 09/24/2019
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4] 10/15/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 10/23/2019
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 10/23/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 10/23/2019
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 10/23/2019
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 10/23/2019
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 10/28/2019
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 10/28/2019
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 10/28/2019
Rep. Davidson, Warren [R-OH-8] 10/28/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 10/28/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 10/28/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 10/28/2019
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 10/28/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 10/28/2019
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] 10/28/2019
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21] 10/28/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 10/28/2019
Del. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 10/28/2019
Rep. Taylor, Van [R-TX-3] 10/28/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 10/28/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 10/28/2019
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 10/28/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 10/28/2019
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 10/28/2019
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 10/28/2019
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 10/29/2019
Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9] 10/29/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 10/29/2019
Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] 10/29/2019

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House Foreign Affairs04/08/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House (10/29/2019)

This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenian Genocide, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923; (2) reject efforts to associate the U.S. government with efforts to deny the existence of the Armenian Genocide or any genocide; and (3) encourage education and public understanding about the Armenian Genocide.