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Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 17, 2015
Length: 6 pages
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.
38 Cosponsors (21 Democrats, 17 Republicans)
Apr 23, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 8, 2015
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 17, 2015
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.
Sep 21, 2016
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 220 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.Res. 148 (114th).
S.Res. 148 (114th) was 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Res. 148. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution condemning the Government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights, S. Res. 148, 114th Cong. (2015).
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