Bill Text — Apr 19, 2012
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Mar 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 29, 2012
This simple resolution was agreed to on March 29, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senior Senator from Oregon
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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012
Length: 5 pages
3/29/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Calls on Syria to: (1) open the country to independent and foreign journalists and end its media blackout; and (2) release all detained journalists, videographers, and bloggers.Condemns: ... Read more >
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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 391”). 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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