S.Res. 558: A resolution honoring the memory and legacy of the 12 Louisiana citizens and 1 Texas citizen who lost their lives due to the tragic flooding in the State of Louisiana in August 2016.


Sep 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017


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.


Bill Cassidy

Junior Senator from Louisiana



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Sep 13, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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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