A resolution affirming that statements of national unity, including the National Anthem, should be recited or sung in English.
Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.
Last Updated: May 8, 2006
Length: 3 pages
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.
May 1, 2006
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 8, 2006
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.
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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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