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.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
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.
Senator from Tennessee
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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2003
Length: 6 pages
May 9, 2003
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 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.
Jan 6, 2005
Reintroduced Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 5 (109th).
S.Res. 138 (108th) 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 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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