House Simple Resolution 398
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Recognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.
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Passed House on May 18, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 14, 2021
Latest Action
May 18, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
398
Congress
117
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
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House Votes (1)
Passed
May 18, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 403, H. Res. 398 is considered passed House.(consideration: CR H2481-2482; text: CR H2481-2482)
Summary

This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States can achieve a more perfect union by condemning the violence and destruction perpetrated against the African American community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The resolution states that a more perfect union may be achieved through other means as well, including by promoting tolerance and unity, and it recognizes Congress's commitment to acknowledge and learn from the history of racism and racial violence in the United States in order to reverse the legacy of white supremacy and fight for racial justice.

Text (2)
Actions (4)
05/18/2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 403, H. Res. 398 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H2481-2482; text: CR H2481-2482)
05/18/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 403, H. Res. 398 is considered passed House.(consideration: CR H2481-2482; text: CR H2481-2482)
05/14/2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
05/14/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
May 15, 2021 7:12:13 AM
Record Updated
Sep 22, 2021 5:43:13 PM