S.Res. 589 (112th): A resolution designating November 24, 2012, as “Small Business Saturday” and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.


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.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Sep 22, 2012

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.

This page is about a 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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