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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Sep 8, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 8, 2006
Agreed To

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.

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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H.Res. 1063 (identical)

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Last Action: Sep 29, 2006

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