S.Res. 199: A resolution celebrating the 200th August Quarterly Festival taking place from August 18, 2013, through August 25, 2013, in Wilmington, Delaware.

Introduced:
Jul 25, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Prognosis
99% chance of being agreed to
Sponsor
Chris Coons
Junior Senator from Delaware
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jul 25, 2013
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 1, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Jul 25, 2013
Referred to Committee Jul 25, 2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Aug 01, 2013
Prognosis

99% chance of being agreed to.

97% of simple resolutions that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were agreed to. [methodology]

 
Summary

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Judiciary

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Notes

S.Res. stands for Senate simple resolution.

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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8/1/2013--Passed Senate without amendment.
Celebrates the 200th August Quarterly Festival taking place from August 18-25 2013 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Recognizes the historical significance of the Festival and the role it has played since 1814 in celebrating faith, community, culture, and freedom.
Honors the life of leadership, faith, and service of Peter Spencer, founder of the African Union Church and of the Festival.
Recognizes the service volunteers and religious leaders who ensure that the legacy of Peter Spencer lives on through the continuation of the Festival.

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