A resolution affirming that statements of national unity, including the National Anthem, should be recited or sung in English.
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.
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Last Updated: May 8, 2006
Length: 3 pages
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
S.Res. 458 (109th) was a 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S.Res. 458 — 109th Congress: English Language Unity Statements resolution. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sres458
“S.Res. 458 — 109th Congress: English Language Unity Statements resolution.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. December 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sres458>
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