Bill Text — Sep 22, 2012
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Sep 22, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Senator from Maine
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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2012
Length: 3 pages
9/22/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Designates November 24, 2012, as Small Business Saturday.Supports efforts to: (1) encourage consumers to shop locally, and (2) increase awareness of the value of locally owned small ... Read more >
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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.
This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 589”). 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.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Last Action: Sep 20, 2012
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Last Action: Nov 16, 2011
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