S.Res. 440 (111th): A resolution improving the Senate cloture process.

Introduced:

Mar 4, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 4, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2010
Length: 5 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/4/2010--Introduced.Amends Rule VIII (Order of Business) of the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide that all motions to proceed to the consideration of any matter shall be determined without ...

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What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 440” 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.

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History

Introduced
Mar 4, 2010

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