About the resolution
- Full Title
A resolution calling upon the President to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States record relating to the Armenian Genocide, and for other purposes.
- What is a resolution?
The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 316” 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.
16 cosponsors (13D, 2R, 1I) (show)(joined Oct 21, 2009)(joined Oct 27, 2009)(joined Oct 28, 2009)(joined Oct 29, 2009)(joined Oct 29, 2009)(joined Nov 4, 2009)(joined Nov 19, 2009)(joined Dec 10, 2009)(joined Dec 15, 2009)(joined Dec 17, 2009)(joined Jan 20, 2010)(joined Jan 28, 2010)(joined Feb 4, 2010)(joined Apr 15, 2010)(joined Apr 15, 2010)(joined May 6, 2010)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.Res. 316 — 111th Congress: Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/sres316
“S.Res. 316 — 111th Congress: Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/sres316>
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