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)
on Dec 5, 2012

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.

Sponsor:

Marco Rubio
Junior Senator from Florida
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ... Read more >
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H.Con.Res. 127 (Related)
Expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance ...

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 2, 2012

What is a resolution?

The “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 50” means this is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

History

Introduced
Jun 27, 2012
Reported by Committee
Sep 19, 2012
Passed Senate
Sep 22, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Dec 5, 2012
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Details

Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (27R, 13D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Dec 5, 2012 11:40 a.m.
Passed 397/0

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