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Sponsor. Senior Senator for Louisiana. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 7, 2016
Length: 7 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 7, 2016
This simple resolution was agreed to on July 7, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
What legislators are saying
“Rubio Highlights Accomplishments of First Senate Term”
— Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 2, 2017
Dec 18, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 28, 2016
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.
Jul 7, 2016
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.
S.Res. 340 (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 expressing the sense of the Senate that the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria include war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, S. Res. 340, 114th Cong. (2015).
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|accessdate=September 21, 2019
|author=114th Congress (2015)
|date=December 18, 2015
|quote=A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic ...
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