Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2016
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This resolution was introduced on September 29, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Sep 29, 2016
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S.Res. 609 (114th) was 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Res. 609. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution honoring the memories and heroic actions of those killed, injured, and affected by the fatal bus crash in Laplace, Louisiana, on August 28, 2016, S. Res. 609, 114th Cong. (2016).
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