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Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This resolution was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 25, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S.Res. 179 (115th) 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2017, as “National Gun Violence Awareness Day” and June 2017 as “National Gun Violence Awareness Month”, S. Res. 179, 115th Cong. (2017).
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