S.Res. 61 (113th): A resolution designating March 1, 2013, as “Read Across America Day”.


Feb 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 27, 2013

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 27, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John “Jack” Reed

Senator from Rhode Island



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Feb 27, 2013

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Feb 27, 2013
Agreed To

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.

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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