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Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 1994
Length: 2 pages
Jan 27, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 27, 1994
This simple resolution was agreed to on January 27, 1994. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Jan 27, 1994
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 27, 1994
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S.Res. 179 (103rd) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). S.Res. 179 — 103rd Congress: A resolution to express the sense of the Senate commending The University of Tennessee Bicentennial. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/sres179
“S.Res. 179 — 103rd Congress: A resolution to express the sense of the Senate commending The University of Tennessee Bicentennial.” www.GovTrack.us. 1994. June 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/sres179>
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