S.Res. 243 (111th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that, upon the establishment of, or enactment of legislation creating, a public health care plan, Members of Congress shall lose access to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan and shall be required to enroll in the public plan.

Introduced:

Aug 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Vitter
Senator from Louisiana
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2009
Length: 1 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
8/5/2009--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the Senate that upon the establishment or enactment of legislation creating a public health care plan, Members of Congress should lose access to the Federal Employees ...

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What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 243” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Aug 5, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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