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S.Res. 426: A resolution supporting the goals of International Women’s Day.

Sponsor and status

Jeanne Shaheen

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2018
Length: 11 pages

Mar 8, 2018


Ordered Reported on Mar 20, 2018

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 20, 2018.


Mar 8, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 20, 2018
Ordered Reported

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.

Agreed To

S.Res. 426 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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