S.Res. 473 (112th): A resolution commending Rotary International and others for their efforts to prevent and eradicate polio.


May 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 26, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 26, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/26/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Commends Rotary International and others for their efforts in vaccinating children around the world against polio and for the tremendous strides made toward eradicating the disease.Encourages the ... Read more >


May 24, 2012

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Jun 19, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Jun 26, 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. 473”). 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.


11 cosponsors (6R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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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