S.Res. 8 (112th): A resolution amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for cloture to be invoked with less than a three-fifths majority after additional debate.

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Failed Senate on Jan 27, 2011

This resolution failed in the Senate on January 27, 2011.

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 6 pages

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History

Jan 5, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 27, 2011
 
Failed Senate

A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.

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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