S.Res. 600 (110th): A resolution commemorating the 44th anniversary of the deaths of civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner in Philadelphia, Mississippi, while working in the name of American democracy to register voters and secure civil rights during the summer of 1964, which has become known as “Freedom Summer”.


Jun 24, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 24, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 24, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Barack Obama

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2008
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/24/2008--Passed Senate without amendment.Encourages all Americans to pause and remember Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner and the 44th anniversary of their deaths.Commemorates their lives and work, and those ... Read more >
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 23, 2008

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 600” 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.


Jun 24, 2008
Agreed To
Jun 24, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)

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