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.

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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/22/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Recognizes November 2012 as National Native American Heritage Month and the Friday after Thanksgiving as Native American Heritage Day. Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 561” 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.

History

Introduced
Sep 19, 2012
Agreed To
Sep 22, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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10 cosponsors (6D, 4R) (show)
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