Bill Text — Nov 16, 2012
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Oct 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Senator from New Jersey
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Last Updated: Oct 21, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Referred to Committee — Nov 14, 2012
The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 291” 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.
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