New Cosponsors — Feb 7, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Lindsey Graham [R-SC]
New Cosponsor: Sen. David Vitter [R-LA]
The resolution now has 9 cosponsors (9 Republicans).
Jan 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Kansas
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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013
Length: 2 pages
1/23/2013--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should: (1) not relinquish its long utilized authority vested in the U.S. Constitution to borrow money on the credit of the United ... Read more >
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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 8”). 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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