S.Con.Res. 53 (109th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that any effort to impose photo identification requirements for voting should be rejected.


Sep 20, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 20, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barack Obama

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2005
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Summary (CRS)

9/20/2005--Introduced.Expresses the sense of Congress that:(1) a requirement that U.S. citizens obtain photo identification cards before being able to vote has not been shown to ensure ballot integrity and places ... Read more >

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Sep 20, 2005

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This is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 53”). 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.


23 cosponsors (23D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 247 (Related)
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Last Action: Sep 20, 2005

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