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Sponsor. Junior Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 2, 2017
This simple resolution was agreed to on February 2, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Jan 24, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 2, 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S.Res. 27 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.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). S.Res. 27 — 115th Congress: A resolution honoring the life and achievements of Eugene A. “Gene” Cernan. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/sres27
“S.Res. 27 — 115th Congress: A resolution honoring the life and achievements of Eugene A. “Gene” Cernan.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. March 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/sres27>
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