S.Res. 74: A resolution supporting the goals of International Women’s Day.

Mar 11, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
99% chance of being agreed to
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S.Res. 376 (same title)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Mar 13, 2014

Jeanne Shaheen
Senior Senator from New Hampshire
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Mar 11, 2013
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S.Res. 376 (Related)
A resolution supporting the goals of International Women’s Day.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 13, 2014


This simple resolution was agreed to on March 11, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Mar 11, 2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Mar 11, 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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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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3/11/2013--Passed Senate without amendment.
Supports the goals of International Women's Day.
Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to the potential of countries to generate economic growth, sustainable democracy, and inclusive security.
Honors the women in the United States and around the world who have worked to ensure that women are guaranteed equality and basic human rights.
Reaffirms the Senate's commitment to ending discrimination and violence against women and girls and to pursuing policies that guarantee the basic human rights of women and girls worldwide.

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