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Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012
Length: 5 pages
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.
9 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans, 1 Independent)
Mar 15, 2012
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Mar 27, 2012
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Mar 29, 2012
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S.Res. 397 (112th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Res. 397. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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