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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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ... Read more >
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H.Res. 495 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2014

S.Res. 367 (Related)
A resolution designating March 3, 2014, as “Read Across America Day”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 27, 2014

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 61” means this is a Senate 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.


Feb 27, 2013
Agreed To
Feb 27, 2013
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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