Bill Text — Dec 4, 2012
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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.
Junior Senator from California
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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2012
Length: 6 pages
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 >
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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 543”). 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.
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