Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 29, 2015
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 29, 2015.
Feb 7, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
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.
Senator from Louisiana
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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2005
Length: 3 pages
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.
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.Res. 39 — 109th Congress: Lynching Victims Senate Apology resolution. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sres39
“S.Res. 39 — 109th Congress: Lynching Victims Senate Apology resolution.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sres39>
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