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

Feb 27, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
99% chance of being agreed to
John “Jack” Reed
Senior Senator from Rhode Island
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Feb 27, 2013
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This simple resolution was agreed to on February 27, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Feb 27, 2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Feb 27, 2013

99% chance of being agreed to.

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


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2/27/2013--Passed Senate without amendment.
Designates March 1, 2013, as Read Across America Day.
Honors Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) for his success in encouraging children to discover the joy of reading.
Honors the 16th anniversary of Read Across America Day.
Encourages parents to read with their children for at least 30 minutes on Read Across America Day.

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