S.Con.Res. 50 (112th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has thrived.

Introduced:
Jun 27, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Sponsor
Marco Rubio
Junior Senator from Florida
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 05, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 127 (Related)
Expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance ...

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 02, 2012

 
Status

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on December 5, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.

Progress
Introduced Jun 27, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 27, 2012
Reported by Committee Sep 19, 2012
Passed Senate Sep 22, 2012
Passed House Dec 05, 2012
 
Summary

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Dec 05, 2012 11:40 a.m.
Passed 397/0

Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (27R, 13D) (show)
Committees

Senate Foreign Relations

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

 
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Notes

S.Con.Res. stands for Senate concurrent resolution.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law.

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12/5/2012--Passed House without amendment.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of State should continue working to implement the position of the United States on Internet governance that articulates the consistent and unequivocal policy of the United States to promote a global Internet free from government control and preserve and advance the multistakeholder model that governs the Internet today.

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