S.Res. 502 (112th): A resolution celebrating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the First Morrill Act.


Jun 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 20, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 20, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/20/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Celebrates the 150th anniversary of the signing of the First Morrill Act by President Abraham Lincoln.Affirms the importance of the land-grant institutions which are the product of ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 502” 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.


Jun 20, 2012
Agreed To
Jun 20, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


23 cosponsors (15D, 7R, 1I) (show)

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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