S.Res. 54: An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Rules and Administration.

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Jan 29, 2015


Reported by Committee on Jan 29, 2015

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 29, 2015.


Roy Blunt

Junior Senator from Missouri



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Jan 29, 2015

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Jan 29, 2015
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.

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S.Res. 54 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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