S.Res. 559 (112th): A resolution honoring Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey for his lifetime of selfless commitment and exemplary service to the United States.


Sep 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Begich
Senator from Alaska


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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/19/2012--Introduced.Recognizes and honors Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps) for his lifetime of commitment and service. (Rear Admiral Bailey ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 792 (Related)
Honoring Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ...

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Last Action: Sep 19, 2012

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 559” 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.

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Sep 19, 2012


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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