Apr 23, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 17, 2015
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 17, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2015
Length: 6 pages
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 220, possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.Res. 148.
S.Res. 148 is a 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.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2016). S.Res. 148 — 114th Congress: A resolution condemning the Government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its ... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/sres148
“S.Res. 148 — 114th Congress: A resolution condemning the Government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its ...” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. December 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/sres148>
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