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S.Res. 223 (106th): A resolution condemning the violence in Chechnya.

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Jesse Helms

Sponsor. Senator for North Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 1999
Length: 3 pages

Nov 8, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 19, 1999

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 19, 1999. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Nov 8, 1999

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 19, 1999
Agreed To

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S.Res. 223 (106th) 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 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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