Bill Text — Nov 15, 2012
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Nov 15, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 15, 2012
This simple resolution was agreed to on November 15, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2012
Length: 2 pages
Authorizes a Senator, officer, or employee of the Senate to:(1) collect from another such individual, within Senate buildings, nonmonetary donations of clothing, toys, food, and housewares for charitable purposes related ... Read more >
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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. 597”). 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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