S.Res. 196 (113th): A resolution to constitute the majority party’s membership on certain committees for the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, or until their successors are chosen.


Jul 16, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 16, 2013

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 16, 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: Jul 16, 2013
Length: 2 pages

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S.Res. 359 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Feb 12, 2014

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Jul 16, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 16, 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 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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