About the resolution
- Full Title
A resolution to amend the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide greater transparency in the legislative process.
- What is a resolution?
The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 525” 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. 525 — 109th Congress: Senate Legislative Transparency and Accountability Resolution of 2006. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sres525
“S.Res. 525 — 109th Congress: Senate Legislative Transparency and Accountability Resolution of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/sres525>
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|date=June 29, 2006
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