Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New York. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2003
Length: 3 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 25, 2003 but was never passed by the House.
Oct 10, 2002
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Con.Res. 152 (107th).
Apr 30, 2003
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 24, 2003
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jul 25, 2003
Passed Senate (House next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S.Con.Res. 40 (108th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.
A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Con.Res. 40. This is the one from the 108th Congress.
This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A concurrent resolution designating August 7, 2003, as “National Purple Heart Recognition Day”, S. Con. Res. 40, 108th Cong. (2003).
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