S.Res. 99: A resolution calling on the Government of Iran to follow through on repeated promises of assistance in the case of Robert Levinson, the longest held United States civilian in our Nation’s history.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 10, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 11, 2016

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 11, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Bill Nelson

Senior Senator from Florida

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016
Length: 5 pages

History

Mar 10, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 10, 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.

Feb 11, 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. 99 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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