S.Res. 458 (109th): English Language Unity Statements resolution


May 1, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 8, 2006

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 8, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Lamar Alexander

Senator from Tennessee



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About the resolution

Full Title

A resolution affirming that statements of national unity, including the National Anthem, should be recited or sung in English.

Summary (CRS)

5/8/2006--Passed Senate without amendment.Reaffirms that statements or songs that symbolize the unity of the Nation, including the National Anthem, the Oath of Allegiance sworn by new U.S. citizens, and the ... Read more >


May 1, 2006

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May 8, 2006
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 458”). 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.


12 cosponsors (12R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 793 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 2, 2006

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