S.Res. 459: A resolution recognizing the importance of cancer research and the vital contributions of scientists, clinicians, cancer survivors, and other patient advocates across the United States who are dedicated to finding a cure for cancer, and designating May 2016, as “National Cancer Research Month”.

Overview

Introduced:

May 9, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 25, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 25, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Dianne Feinstein

Senior Senator from California

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 25, 2016
Length: 5 pages

History

May 9, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 25, 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.

S.Res. 459 is 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.

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