S.Res. 491 (112th): A resolution commending the participants in the 44th International Chemistry Olympiad and recognizing the importance of education in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to the future of the United States.


Jun 12, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 12, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 12, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Chris Coons

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/12/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Welcomes the 44th International Chemistry Olympiad to the United States.Recognizes the need to encourage young people to pursue careers in the fields of science (including chemistry) technology, ... Read more >


Jun 12, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 12, 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. 491”). 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.


4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)

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

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