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Mar 30, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 3, 2009
This simple resolution was agreed to on April 3, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2009
Length: 5 pages
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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 90”). 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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