S.Res. 39 (109th): Lynching Victims Senate Apology resolution

Introduced:

Feb 7, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 13, 2005

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 13, 2005. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Mary Landrieu

Senator from Louisiana

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2005
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

A resolution apologizing to the victims of lynching and the descendants of those victims for the failure of the Senate to enact anti-lynching legislation.

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What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 39” means this is a Senate 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.

History

Introduced
Feb 7, 2005
Agreed To
Jun 13, 2005
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
89 cosponsors (44R, 44D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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