Federal Legislation
May 7, 2007

H.Res. 372—Reaffirmation of American Independence Resolution

Action Requested:
HSLDA is monitoring this resolution and will provide updates as it moves through Congress.

Background:
Official purpose: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that judicial determinations regarding the meaning of the Constitution of the United States should not be based on judgments, laws, or pronouncements of foreign institutions unless such foreign judgments, laws, or pronouncements inform an understanding of the original meaning of the Constitution of the United States.

Rep. Tom Feeney (R-FL), along with Rep. Goodlatte (R-VA) also introduced this resolution during the 109th Congress, and it was passed as House Res. 568, the “Reaffirmation of American Independence Resolution” on May 13, 2004.

Introduced: 5/3/2007 by Representative Tom Fenny [R-24-FL]

Status:

5/3/2007Introduced as a resolution
5/3/2007Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary

Cosponsors: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d110:HE00372:@@@P (49)

Bill Summary and Status: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d110:h.res.00372:

HSLDA's Position:
Support.