New Cosponsors — Nov 17, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL]
New Cosponsor: Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE]
New Cosponsor: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH]
The resolution now has 10 cosponsors (8 Democrats, 1 Republican, 1 Independent).
Nov 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on November 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2011
Length: 3 pages
Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should pass a deficit reduction measure that:(1) includes enough deficit reduction to stabilize the federal debt as a share of the economy, ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 331”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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