S.Res. 409 (112th): A resolution designating April 2012 as “Financial Literacy Month”.


Mar 28, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 28, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 28, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2012
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Summary (CRS)

3/28/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Designates April 2012 as Financial Literacy Month to raise public awareness about the importance of personal financial education in the United States and the serious consequences that ... Read more >


Mar 28, 2012

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Mar 28, 2012
Agreed To

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 409”). 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.


19 cosponsors (14D, 5R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.Res. 633 (Related)
Supporting the goals and ideals of “Financial Literacy Month”.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2012

S.Res. 121 (Related)
A resolution designating April 2011 as “Financial Literacy Month”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 31, 2011

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