Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Missouri. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2008
Length: 2 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 30, 2008
This simple resolution was agreed to on April 30, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Apr 10, 2008
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 24, 2008
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Apr 30, 2008
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. 511 (110th) 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. 511. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution recognizing that John Sidney McCain, III, is a natural born citizen, S. Res. 511, 110th Cong. (2008).
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