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S.Con.Res. 26 (111th): A concurrent resolution apologizing for the enslavement and racial segregation of African Americans.

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Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2009
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jun 11, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 18, 2009 but was never passed by the House.

Cosponsors

43 Cosponsors (38 Democrats, 4 Republicans, 1 Independent)

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History

Jun 11, 2009
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 11, 2009
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Held at Desk in the Senate.

Jun 18, 2009
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

S.Con.Res. 26 (111th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Con.Res. 26. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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