S.Res. 15 (113th): A resolution to improve procedures for the consideration of legislation and nominations in the Senate.


Jan 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 24, 2013

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 24, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Harry Reid

Senior Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2013
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Jan 24, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 24, 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.

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.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Jan 24, 2013 7:54 p.m.
Resolution Agreed to 78/16

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