H.Con.Res. 132: 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.

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May 18, 2016


Referred to Committee on May 18, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on May 18, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Elizabeth Esty

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district



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May 18, 2016

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H.Con.Res. 132 is 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.

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