Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 8, 2015
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 8, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
What legislators are saying
“Resolution Reaffirming Freedom of Press Passes Senate”
— Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] (Sponsor) on Dec 9, 2015
Jun 22, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 25, 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 8, 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.
Dec 20, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 150 (115th).
S.Res. 207 (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.
This simple 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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A resolution recognizing threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance, S. Res. 207, 114th Cong. (2015).
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