S.Res. 261 (112th): A resolution designating the month of October 2011 as “National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month”.


Sep 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Sep 23, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 23, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California


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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/23/2011--Passed Senate without amendment.Designates October 2011 as National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month. Urges communities to educate parents and youth about the potential dangers associated with medicine abuse.

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Related Bills
S.Res. 564 (Related)
A resolution designating the month of October 2012 as “National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 19, 2012

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 261” 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.


Sep 13, 2011
Agreed To
Sep 23, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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