S.Res. 161 (112th): A resolution designating May 2011, as “National Inventors Month”.


May 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on May 3, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 3, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Patrick Leahy
Senior Senator from Vermont


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Last Updated: May 3, 2011
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Summary (CRS)
5/3/2011--Passed Senate without amendment.Designates May 2011 as National Inventors Month.

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What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 161” 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.


May 3, 2011
Agreed To
May 3, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)

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