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Nov 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 6, 2006
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 6, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2006
Length: 3 pages
Honors the life and work of William Wilberforce (British slave trade abolitionist) and commemorates the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in Great Britain. Read more >
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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.
This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 613”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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