S.Res. 579: A resolution recognizing the 40th Anniversary of the first class of women admitted to the Coast Guard Academy.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 26, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 29, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 29, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Richard Blumenthal

Senior Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2016
Length: 3 pages

History

Sep 26, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 29, 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. 579 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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