S.Res. 525 (109th): Senate Legislative Transparency and Accountability Resolution of 2006


Jun 29, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 29, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Russell Feingold

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2006
Length: 9 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

A resolution to amend the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide greater transparency in the legislative process.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2006--Introduced.Senate Legislative Transparency and Accountability Resolution of 2006 - Amends Rule XXIII (Privilege of the Floor) of the Standing Rules of the Senate to deny floor privileges (except for ceremonial ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 525”). 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.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S. 2349 (Related)
Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2006

Passed House & Senate
Last Action: May 23, 2006

H.R. 4975 (Related)
527 Reform Act of 2006

Passed House
Last Action: May 3, 2006

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