S.Res. 302 (112th): A resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the people of the United States to secure safety, permanency, and well-being for all children.


Oct 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Nov 16, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 16, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Mary Landrieu
Senator from Louisiana


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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2011
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

S.Res. 595 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Dec 5, 2012

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Supports the goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month.Recognizes that every child in foster care should have a permanent and loving family.

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Related Bills
S.Res. 294 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 13, 2013

S.Res. 595 (identical)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 5, 2012

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 302” 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 20, 2011
Agreed To
Nov 16, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


26 cosponsors (14D, 12R) (show)
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There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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