S.Res. 203 (112th): A resolution recognizing “National Foster Care Month” as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.


May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 26, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 26, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Mary Landrieu

Senator from Louisiana



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May 26, 2011

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May 26, 2011
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. 203”). 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.


16 cosponsors (11D, 5R) (show)

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

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