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Sponsor. Senior Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2018
Length: 10 pages
May 7, 2018
Ordered Reported on Jul 26, 2018
The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 26, 2018.
May 7, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 26, 2018
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.
S.Res. 501 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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A resolution recognizing threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in efforts of the Government of the United States to promote democracy and good governance, S. Res. 501, 115th Cong. (2018).
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