S.Res. 83 (112th): A resolution designating March 2, 2011, as “Read Across America Day”.


Mar 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 1, 2011

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 1, 2011. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John “Jack” Reed

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

3/1/2011--Passed Senate without amendment.Designates March 2, 2011, as Read Across America Day.Honors Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) for his success in encouraging children to discover the joy of reading.Honors the 14th ... Read more >


Mar 1, 2011

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Mar 1, 2011
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 is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 83”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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S.Res. 382 (Related)
A resolution designating March 2, 2012, as “Read Across America Day”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
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H.Res. 133 (Related)
Encouraging Americans to recognize March 2, 2011 as “Read Across America Day”.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2011

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