About the resolution
Following revelations of sexual assault by Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and multiple allegations of the same by Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama, Congress is facing an extremely negative public image on the issue.
Worse still, new reports have detailed how a 1995 law called the Congressional Accountability Act which was intended to deal with the problem has in reality been little enforced.
Congress has already taken a few measures to deal with the problem internally, and several other bills could provide further reforms. Below is an overview of ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 9, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Nov 9, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 9, 2017
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Nov 9, 2017
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Nov 9, 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. 330 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
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