S.Res. 475 (112th): A resolution relating to the death of the Honorable E. James Abdnor, former United States Senator and Congressman from the State of South Dakota.

May 24, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
John Thune
Junior Senator from South Dakota
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Last Updated
May 24, 2012
4 pages

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 24, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced May 24, 2012
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) May 24, 2012

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99 cosponsors (51D, 46R, 2I) (show)
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5/24/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.
Expresses profound sorrow and deep regret regarding the death of the Honorable James Abdnor, former member of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for South Dakota, on May 16, 2012.
Declares that when the Senate adjourns on May 24, 2012, it stand adjourned as a further mark of respect to the memory of the former Member of Congress.

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