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Sep 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 19, 2013
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 19, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senior Senator from Florida
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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2013
Length: 4 pages
9/19/2013--Passed Senate without amendment.Designates September 22, 2013, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.Recognizes that there are cost-effective falls prevention programs and policies.Commends the Falls Free Coalition and others for their ... Read more >
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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. 248”). 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.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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