Bill Name: Resolution for Celebrating the 220th Anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America
Bill Description: RESOLUTION
Celebrating the 220th Anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America, and for other purposes.

Whereas the Constitution of the United States of America was formally signed on September 17, 1787, by thirty-nine delegates from twelve States;

Whereas the Constitution of the United States was subsequently ratified by each of the original thirteen States;

Whereas the Constitution of the United States was drafted in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty for citizens of the United States;

Whereas the liberties enjoyed by the citizens of the United States today are rooted in this cherished document that gave birth to this Nation;

Whereas the Constitution of the United States serves as the foundation for citizens of the United States to accomplish a level of prosperity, security, justice, and freedom unsurpassed by any other country;

Whereas the Constitution of the United States is a model for establishing freedom in other nations;

Whereas the Members of the House of Representatives take an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States; and

Whereas September 17, 2007, is the 220th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives--

(1) celebrates the 220th Anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America;

(2) honors the efforts of the forty-two delegates who attended the majority of the Constitutional Convention meetings and the thirty-nine signers of the Constitution of the United States;

(3) acknowledges the significance of the ideals established by the Constitution of the United States, including the principle of a limited federal government with a system of checks and balances between the three branches;

(4) recognizes the Constitution of the United States as the source responsible for our Nation's ability to withstand calamity and preserve national stability, or as Thomas Jefferson wrote: `Our peculiar security is in the possession of a written Constitution.'; and

(5) encourages the citizens of the United States of America, who have the privilege to share in the freedoms recognized in the Constitution of the United States, to join with the House of Representatives in this historic celebration.

Respectfully submitted,

Rep. nvnf (D-NY)

Co-sponsors:

Sen. valiant2 (D-CO)
Rep. nicvaliant (D-MA)
Rep. nic2 (R-TX)
Rep. nicvaliant2 (R-CA)


Bill Author: nvnf (D-NY)
Lobby Groups:
Aye: 107
Nay: 28
Present: 32

Representatives voting Aye:
FVPXXII (R-AL)
Trey Grayson (R-AL)
murrayhead (R-AZ)
mmartin2 (R-AZ)
Mike Jefferson (R-CA)
Ed Doe (D-CA)
nicvaliant2 (R-CA)
Zap R (L-CA)
Ronald Goatse 2 (R-CA)
Matthew Faustini CA (R-CA)
jordaneldridge (D-CA)
Corey D. Bowen (C-CA)
george yamamoto (D-CA)
John Marshall (D-CA)
Hamilton (C-CA)
Matthew Faustini CO (R-CO)
Gibson2 (R-CO)
Elbert Carvel (D-DE)
Matthew Faustini (R) (R-FL)
Claude Pepper (D-FL)
Chas Diaz (D-FL)
Brad Brunell (D-FL)
Tyron Charr (R-FL)
Andrew "Gator" Min (R-FL)
Wingding Unison (R-FL)
Johnny Isaakson (R-GA)
La Parka Noonan (R-GA)
Ed Ha (D-HI)
Fred Patton (R-IL)
NebulaIL (D-IL)
MichaelV.Illinois (D-IL)
barnabyhamel (D-IL)
EldridgeDemIL (R-IL)
Corey D. Bowen I (C-IL)
james kirk (R-IN)
Rep Andrew Min IN (R-IN)
dzgIN (C-IN)
Chris Vrenna (D-KS)
George Docking (D-KS)
FVPXX (R-KY)
Talorgen mac Brudi (D-KY)
NebulaKY (D-KY)
Bob Babineaux (D-LA)
mmartin (R-LA)
Tim Allen (R-LA)
Saul Williams (D-ME)
Lesly Docklin (R-MD)
Ed Ma (D-MA)
Brian Archer-Daniels (D-MA)
Bernard O'Higgins (D-MI)
DeroyalGop2 (R-MI)
Teddy R (G-MI)
Anders (R-MN)
mj (D-MN)
Gooz (R-MS)
Crimson Cardinal (R-MO)
Joe Dirt (R-NE)
Jackpot Kennedy (D-NV)
Seth Gibson (R-NH)
Ed Hudson (D-NJ)
Chas Andrews (D-NJ)
DarkGamemaster (D-NM)
Jack Hansson (R-NY)
NebulaNY (D-NY)
Bigone (D-NY)
nvnf (D-NY)
Joao (D-NY)
EldridgeDemNY (D-NY)
Corey D. Bowen II (C-NY)
Mbenjamin5 (D-NY)
Rep Andrew Min NC (R-NC)
Hoosa Daddio (R-NC)
Locust Sang (D-ND)
Myers Cooper (R-OH)
Mark Campbell (D-OH)
Roosevelt (G-OH)
Jon Q. Publik (D-OR)
Bigone2 (D-PA)
Nebula PA (D-PA)
Stephen Colbert (R-PA)
dzgPA (C-PA)
Elliot (D-RI)
Stetson Kennedy II (D-SC)
Lord ECK (D-SD)
FVPXXIII (R-TN)
Chas Atkins (D-TN)
Osmosis Fragment (R-TN)
Elizabeth Rivera (D-TX)
Jim Mockerby (R-TX)
Bigone4 (D-TX)
Jason Ramsey (D-TX)
George Allen (R-TX)
Russell (R-TX)
nic2 (R-TX)
Cowboy Min (R-TX)
Matthew Faustini TX (R-TX)
dzgTX (C-TX)
Hubert Farnsworth (R-UT)
Crimson Utah (R-UT)
Malashaan (D-VT)
Chas Robb (D-VA)
Crimson Cavalier (R-VA)
dzeggetai (D-WA)
RoB-WV (R-WV)
Bigone3 (D-WI)
dzgWI (C-WI)
Raznkn (D-WY)

Representatives voting Nay:
Thud (D-AL)
Doc Holliday (D-AZ)
Arthur Jensen (D-AZ)
Bubba (D-AR)
Michael Wong (D-CA)
Dr. Stephen Hawking (D-CA)
C Hunt Coulter (D-CA)
Buffy, Duopoly Slayer (G-CA)
George Clooney (D-CA)
bkct (D-CT)
Cracker (D-GA)
Bughouse Concierge (G-IL)
bkin (D-IN)
iamod (D-IA)
Dr. McBell (L-MD)
lordjeebus (D-MD)
Jose Bove (G-MA)
Eleria (D-MI)
bkmn (D-MN)
bkmo (D-MO)
Bindlestiff (R-MT)
Nescafe (G-NY)
Parasite (D-NC)
Matt Groening (D-OR)
Confederate=Traitor (D-TX)
ReagansRottingCorpse (D-VA)
Dr. Carl Sagan (D-WA)
Razor Clam (R-WA)

Representatives answering "Present":
Elvish Magi AK (D-AK)
J. Kasic (R-AR)
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Elvish Magi CO (D-CO)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-CT)
llm (R-FL)
Mike Bond FL (D-FL)
Thomas E. Watson (D-GA)
John C. Fremont (D-GA)
tater (R-ID)
K. Gillmor (R-MI)
Fred Knickerbocker (R-MI)
Elvish Magi MS (D-MS)
William Jennings Bryan (D-NE)
GenJCChristianPatriot (D-NY)
Stendido (D-NY)
Peter King (R-NY)
Harry Skinner (D-NC)
Marq'd4Death (R-OH)
case (R-OH)
Mike Bond OH (D-OH)
K. DeWine (R-OH)
Elvish Magi OK (D-OK)
Oral Roberts (D-OK)
David Unger (D-PA)
David Horowitz (R-SC)
Paul Stanley (R-TN)
witten (R-TX)
Corey D. Bowen III (C-TX)
whec (R-VA)
Vivien Exartier (D-WV)
D. Pryce (R-WI)

Representatives not voting yet:
JoCaVaAL (D-AL)
Ace Frehley (R-CA)
dbrown (D-CA)
paragonCA (D-CA)
VoterBoy (L-CA)
Nicodemus The Great (D-CA)
James McCovey (R-CA)
JasonHolte (R-CA)
Lord Blackadder (D-CO)
Peter Criss (R-FL)
paragon FL (D-FL)
Nicodemus Returns (D-FL)
paragonGA (D-GA)
cubsfan67 (D-IL)
Dick Marbury (D-IL)
Super Joker (R-IL)
worldleader (D-IA)
Jokers Return (R-LA)
JoCaVa6 (D-MD)
VoterPerson (L-MA)
ConservativeMind (R-MI)
Nicodemus The Wise (D-MI)
Bradley Cullitom (D-MN)
Mel Carnahan (D-MO)
SSC (D-MO)
edavis (R-NV)
paragonNJ (D-NJ)
James Bishop (R-NJ)
Professor Joker (R-NJ)
Joker of the West (R-NM)
VoterGuy (L-NY)
Baldrickus (D-NY)
Thor 3 (L-NC)
Aidan Oriana (G-OH)
GenShyguy (D-PA)
RepublicanMind (R-PA)
Blake Synel (R-PA)
Nicodemus Bwazoonczech (D-PA)
JoCaVa7 (D-SC)
Gene Simmons (R-TX)
Nemesis Enforcer (D-TX)
Mike Bond TX (D-TX)
JoCaVa5 (D-VA)
Brian Luckett (R-VA)
Kneight Bauer, III (D-WA)
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