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house Bill H. Con. Res. 36

Letting the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby Use the Capitol Grounds

Argument in favor

Soap box derbies are fun, family-friendly events and D.C.'s race has traditionally been held on Capitol Hill.

Malina's Opinion
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04/23/2017
Why is this even an issue on congresses radar? What about Womens rights? Education? The EPA? Healthcare costs? Healthcare insurance? There are much more important things to spend your time on
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Kelsey's Opinion
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04/23/2017
It's kind of dumb that they need Congressional approval for this , especially with there being much bigger and important issues to be voted on
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Lindsey's Opinion
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04/23/2017
The fuck?? THIS is what you're spending time on over real issues?? Get it together you childish oafs
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Argument opposed

The Greater Washington Soap Box Derby can happen some place else other than the Capitol Grounds.

Mark's Opinion
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04/23/2017
You have better things to do than deal with soap box derbies. Work on real issues.
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Kathy's Opinion
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04/23/2017
Is this all you people have to do? I can think of many other more pressing matters that could use your attention! Really?????
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operaman's Opinion
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04/23/2017
Our Congressmen shouldn't be distracted at this time of budget making, healthcare and tax reform. Nose to the grindstone you overpaid decision makers. Don't waste my time!
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concurrent resolution Progress


  • The senate Passed April 27th, 2017
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The house Passed April 25th, 2017
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
    IntroducedMarch 20th, 2017

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Bill Activity

  • action
    Introduced in House
  • referral
    Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
  • referral
    Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
  • action
    Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Discharged.
  • action
    Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
  • calendar
    Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
  • action
    Reported by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 115-86.
  • calendar
    Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 37.
  • action
    Mr. Ferguson moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
  • action
    Considered under suspension of the rules.
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    DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 36.
  • vote
    On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
  • action
    Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • action
    Received in the Senate.
  • vote
    Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
  • action
    Message on Senate action sent to the House.

concurrent resolution Progress


  • The senate Passed April 27th, 2017
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The house Passed April 25th, 2017
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
    IntroducedMarch 20th, 2017

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    Why is this even an issue on congresses radar? What about Womens rights? Education? The EPA? Healthcare costs? Healthcare insurance? There are much more important things to spend your time on
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    You have better things to do than deal with soap box derbies. Work on real issues.
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    It's kind of dumb that they need Congressional approval for this , especially with there being much bigger and important issues to be voted on
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    The fuck?? THIS is what you're spending time on over real issues?? Get it together you childish oafs
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    Why not? Hold the Soap Box Derby on the weekend when the Royal Family are at their southern estates. Someone should be getting use of the White House on the weekends. Maybe a tradition should be started allowing community picnickers to use the White House on the weekend. I understand that it has a large kitchen space.
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    Is this all you people have to do? I can think of many other more pressing matters that could use your attention! Really?????
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    Our Congressmen shouldn't be distracted at this time of budget making, healthcare and tax reform. Nose to the grindstone you overpaid decision makers. Don't waste my time!
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    Vote yes and move on we have to focus on the real issues(this could be some good publicity that the government needs)
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    This is just housekeeping and will take 5 seconds. Don't waste your time getting upset about it.
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    The government might shut down next week and this is at the top of the congressional docket?
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    Who cares? Do something useful
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    Who cares. There should be something about damage/cleanup
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    I understand why it needs congressional approval but just do it fast and move on to other actual issues.
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    Capital Hill does belong to we the ppl. A family outing to watch the children on our historical country's birthplace what could be more memorable and thrilling. Like to see some political officials with their children in the festivities.
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    I'm voting YEA, but it infuriates me for Congress to spend time on stuff like this! This derby has been going on for many years! Does it just HAVE TO be held on the Capitol grounds?! Isn't this just a matter of prestige (okay, AND tradition)??? There are so many pressing issues that Congress needs to focus on, and this is not one of them! They say it's the squeaky wheel that gets the grease, so I'm going to keep squeaking LOUDLY! GET BUSY AND TAKE MEASURES TO START HARDENING OUR ELECTRICAL GRIDS AGAINST AN EMP ATTACK BY NORTH KOREA, IRAN, OR ONE OF OUR OTHER ENEMIES, BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!!!
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    Why are our law makers wasting time on this. If it's been there before, it should not be an issue.
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    I believe Congress has much bigger fish to fry!
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    Don't we have enough going on without a derby?
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    The soapbox cars can hold explosives, and terrorists can inflitrate the derby. This is a threat to our national security.
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    vote on real subjects, like term limits!
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