S.Res. 12 (113th): A resolution recognizing the third anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives in that earthquake, and expressing continued solidarity with the people of Haiti.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 11, 2013

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 11, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Bill Nelson

Senior Senator from Florida

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2013
Length: 7 pages

History

Jan 24, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 13, 2013
 
Reported by Committee

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Mar 11, 2013
 
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.

S.Res. 12 (113th) was a simple 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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