S.Res. 289 (112th): A resolution celebrating the life and achievements of Reverend Fred Lee Shuttlesworth and honoring him for his tireless efforts in the fight against segregation and his steadfast commitment to the civil rights of all people.


Oct 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Oct 6, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 6, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio


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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Honors Reverend Fred Lee Shuttlesworth (established the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, helped organize the march from Selma to Montgomery to protest voting ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 432 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 12, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 289” 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.


Oct 6, 2011
Agreed To
Oct 6, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


10 cosponsors (6D, 4R) (show)

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