skip to main content

S.Res. 539: A resolution urging the President to strengthen efforts of the United States to combat religious freedom violations in Eurasia, especially the use of torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment, prolonged detention without charges, causing the disappearance of persons by the abduction or clandestine detention of those persons, and other flagrant denial of the right to life, liberty, or the security of persons.

Sponsor and status

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced:

Jun 11, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jun 11, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 11, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Jun 11, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Agreed To

S.Res. 539 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.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S.Res. 539 — 115th Congress: A resolution urging the President to strengthen efforts of the United States to combat religious ...” www.GovTrack.us. 2018. July 22, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/sres539>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.