S.Res. 49 (112th): A resolution celebrating Black History Month.


Feb 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 14, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 14, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2011
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

S.Res. 387 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Mar 1, 2012

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/14/2011--Passed Senate without amendment.Recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on the nation's history, recognize contributions of African Americans, and learn from past experiences. Read more >
Related Bills
S.Res. 31 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 13, 2013

S.Res. 387 (Related)
A resolution celebrating Black History Month.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 1, 2012

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 49” 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.


Feb 14, 2011
Agreed To
Feb 14, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


33 cosponsors (27D, 6R) (show)

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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