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Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Jun 19, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 21, 2018
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 21, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Jun 19, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 21, 2018
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. 551 (115th) was 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of June 18 through June 22, 2018, as National GI Bill Commemoration Week, S. Res. 551, 115th Cong. (2018).
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