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.


Jan 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


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.


Bill Nelson

Senior Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2013
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

3/11/2013--Passed Senate amended.Mourns the loss of lives as a result of the earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, and the subsequent cholera epidemic.Honors the sacrifice made by the government ... Read more >


Jan 24, 2013

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Feb 13, 2013
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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.

This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 12”). 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.


12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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