S.Res. 485: A resolution urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to comply with constitutional limits on presidential terms and fulfill its constitutional mandate for a democratic transition of power in 2016.

Introduced:

Jun 9, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 13, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 13, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Jeff Flake

Junior Senator from Arizona

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2016
Length: 5 pages

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History

Jun 9, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 14, 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.

Sep 13, 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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