H.Con.Res. 132 (114th): SCOTUS Resolution

Prohibiting the House or Senate from adjourning or convening in a pro forma session for a period of more than 2 days unless the Senate has acted upon the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.



May 18, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 18, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Elizabeth Esty

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district



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May 18, 2016

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H.Con.Res. 132 (114th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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