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S.Res. 291 (112th): A resolution recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.

Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 21, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Oct 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 21, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 21, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

History

Oct 12, 2011
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 21, 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.

S.Res. 291 (112th) was a 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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