S.Con.Res. 85 (109th): A concurrent resolution honoring and congratulating the Minnesota National Guard, on its 150th anniversary, for its spirit of dedication and service to the State of Minnesota and the Nation and recognizing that the role of the National Guard, the Nation’s citizen-soldier based militia, which was formed before the United States Army, has been and still is extremely important to the security and freedom of the Nation.


Apr 4, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on April 6, 2006 but was never passed by the House.


Norm Coleman

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2006
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4/6/2006--Passed Senate without amendment.Honors and congratulates the Minnesota National Guard on its 150th anniversary for its dedication and service to the state of Minnesota and the nation.Recognizes that the role ... Read more >

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Apr 4, 2006

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Apr 6, 2006
Passed Senate

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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. 85”). 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.


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Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 371 (identical)

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Apr 6, 2006

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