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Concurrent Resolution Of Congress
A type of legislation used by Congress for expressing fact, principles, opinions, or purposes in which both the House and Senate have a common interest. Identified by the abbreviations "H.Con.Res." or "S.Con.Res." and a number, these kinds of resolutions do not have to be signed by the president and do not have the force of law.
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