Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 30, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 30, 2017
This simple resolution was agreed to on October 30, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
What legislators are saying
“Senators Toomey and Markey Lead a Bipartisan Call to Hold Accountable Russian and Chechen Officials Responsible for Human Rights Abuses Against LGBT Persons in Chechnya”
— Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] (Sponsor) on May 24, 2018
“Senators Markey and Toomey Lead a Bipartisan Call to Hold Accountable Russian and Chechen Officials Responsible for Human Rights Abuses Against LGBT Persons in Chechnya”
— Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2018
“Schumer co-sponsors senate resolution condemning persecution of gay men in chechnya; senator says america must pressure president putin to punish perpetrators of lgbtq violence”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer [D-NY] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 17, 2017
Jun 29, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 5, 2017
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 30, 2017
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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S.Res. 211 (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 condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya, S. Res. 211, 115th Cong. (2017).
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