Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Rhode Island. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 8, 2006
Length: 6 pages
Sep 8, 2006
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 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. 562 (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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Res. 562. This is the one from the 109th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution paying tribute to the Reverend Waitstill Sharp and Martha Sharp for their recognition by the Yad Vashem Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority as Righteous Among the Nations for their heroic efforts to save Jews during the Holocaust, S. Res. 562, 109th Cong. (2006).
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