S.Res. 156: A resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster-care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster-care system.

Overview

Introduced:

May 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 22, 2017

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 22, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senior Senator from Iowa

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 22, 2017
Length: 6 pages

History

May 4, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 22, 2017
 
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. 156 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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