S.Res. 207: 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.

Introduced:

Jun 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senior Senator from Pennsylvania

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2015
Length: 6 pages

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History

Jun 22, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 25, 2015
 
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.

Dec 8, 2015
 
Agreed To

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.

This page is about a 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.

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