S.Res. 398: A resolution designating March 15, 2016, as “National Speech and Debate Education Day”.


Mar 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 14, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 14, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senior Senator from Iowa



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Mar 14, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 14, 2016
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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