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Sponsor. Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2014
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 9, 2014
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 9, 2014. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Sep 9, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 9, 2014
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.
S.Res. 538 (113th) was a simple 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution expressing the condolences of the Senate to the families of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and condemning the terrorist acts of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, S. Res. 538, 113th Cong. (2014).
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