S.Res. 442: A resolution condemning the terrorist attacks in Brussels and honoring the memory of the United States citizens murdered in those attacks, and offering thoughts and prayers for all the victims, condolences to their families, resolve to support the Belgian people, and the pledge to defend democracy and stand in solidarity with the country of Belgium and all our allies in the face of continuing terrorist attacks on freedom and liberty.


Apr 27, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 12, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 12, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Bob Corker

Junior Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: May 12, 2016
Length: 5 pages

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Apr 27, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 28, 2016
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.

May 12, 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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