S.Res. 543 (112th): A resolution to express the sense of the Senate on international parental child abduction.


Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 4, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 4, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Barbara Boxer

Junior Senator from California



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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2012
Length: 6 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Condemns the international abduction of all children.Urges countries identified by the Department of State as noncompliant or demonstrating patterns of noncompliance with the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 543” 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.


Aug 2, 2012
Reported by Committee
Sep 19, 2012
Agreed To
Dec 4, 2012
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


28 cosponsors (19D, 9R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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