Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Jul 13, 2017
Introduced on Jul 13, 2017
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 13, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Jul 13, 2017
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S.Res. 220 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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|date=July 13, 2017
|quote=A resolution expressing solidarity with Falun Gong practitioners who have lost lives, freedoms, and rights ...
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