S.Res. 561 (112th): A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 22, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 22, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2012
Length: 4 pages

History

Sep 19, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 22, 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.

S.Res. 561 (112th) was a 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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