S.Res. 626 (112th): A resolution designating April 24, 2014, as “Jan Karski Day”.


Dec 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Lugar

Senator from Indiana



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Summary (CRS)

Designates April 24, 2014, as Jan Karski Day.Recognizes the life and legacy of Dr. Karski and expresses gratitude for his efforts in informing the free world of the atrocities committed ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 20, 2012

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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 626”). 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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