S.Res. 479 (111th): A resolution expressing sympathy for the people of Poland in the aftermath of the devastating plane crash that killed the country’s President, First Lady, and 94 other high ranking government, military, and civic leaders on April 10, 2010.


Apr 14, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 14, 2010

This simple resolution was agreed to on April 14, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2010
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Summary (CRS)

4/14/2010--Passed Senate without amendment.Expresses sympathy to the people of Poland and the families of those who perished for their profound loss resulting from the April 10, 2010, airplane crash that ... Read more >


Apr 14, 2010

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Apr 14, 2010
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 479”). 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.


99 cosponsors (56D, 41R, 2I) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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