S.Res. 138 (108th): Senate Committee Organizing resolution


May 9, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 24, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Bill” Frist

Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2003
Length: 6 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

A resolution to amend rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate relating to the consideration of nominations requiring the advice and consent of the Senate.

Summary (CRS)

6/26/2003--Reported to Senate without amendment.(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced.The summary of that version is repeated here.)Amends rule XXII (Precedence of Motions) of the Standing Rules ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 9, 2003

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Jun 24, 2003
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 138”). 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.


11 cosponsors (10R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.Res. 5 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jan 6, 2005

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