S.Res. 299 (112th): A resolution designating October 2011 as “National Work and Family Month”.


Oct 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Oct 19, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 19, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Jeff Merkley
Senator from Oregon


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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Designates October 2011 as National Work and Family Month.Recognizes the importance of work schedules that allow employees to spend time with their families to job productivity and to healthy families.Urges ...

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Related Bills
S.Res. 533 (Related)
A resolution designating October 2012 as “National Work and Family Month”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 30, 2012

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 299” 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 19, 2011
Agreed To
Oct 19, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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