S.Res. 562 (109th): 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.


Sep 8, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Sep 8, 2006

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 8, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Lincoln Chafee
Senator from Rhode Island


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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2006
Length: 6 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/8/2006--Passed Senate without amendment.Recognizes the Reverend Waitstill Sharp and Martha Sharp as genuine American heroes, and pays tribute to them as their names are added to the Wall of Rescuers ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 1063 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2006

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 562” 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.


Sep 8, 2006
Agreed To
Sep 8, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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