S.Res. 294: A resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the people of the United States to secure safety, permanency, and well-being for all children.

Introduced:
Nov 13, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Prognosis
99% chance of being agreed to
Sponsor
Mary Landrieu
Senior Senator from Louisiana
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Nov 13, 2013
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
S.Res. 595 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 05, 2012

H.Res. 409 (Related)
Expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 13, 2013

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 13, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Nov 13, 2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Nov 13, 2013
Prognosis

99% chance of being agreed to.

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

 
 
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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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11/13/2013--Passed Senate without amendment.
Supports the goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month.

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