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) on May 24, 2012

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


John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: May 24, 2012
Length: 4 pages

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Summary (CRS)
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, ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 475” means this is a Senate 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.


May 24, 2012
Agreed To
May 24, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


99 cosponsors (51D, 46R, 2I) (show)

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