S.Res. 29: A resolution to constitute the majority party’s membership on certain committees for the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, or until their successors are chosen.

Introduced:
Feb 12, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Prognosis
99% chance of being agreed to
See Instead:

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

Sponsor
Harry Reid
Senior Senator from Nevada
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 12, 2013
Length
2 pages
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Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 12, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Feb 12, 2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Feb 12, 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
none
 
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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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2/12/2013--Passed Senate without amendment.
Designates the majority party membership on specified Senate committees for the 113th Congress.

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