S.Res. 566 (112th): A resolution designating September 29, 2012, as “National Estuaries Day”.

Introduced:

Sep 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 19, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 19, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/19/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Designates September 29, 2012, as National Estuaries Day.Acknowledges the importance of estuaries to sustaining employment and U.S. economic well-being and prosperity.Expresses the intent of the Senate to ... Read more >
Related Bills
S.Res. 281 (Related)
A resolution designating September 24, 2011, as “National Estuaries Day”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 23, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 566” 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 19, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
21 cosponsors (17D, 3R, 1I) (show)
Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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