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Sponsor. Junior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Sep 28, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 28, 2018
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 28, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Sep 28, 2017
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 273 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.Res. 661 (115th).
Sep 28, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 28, 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. 661 (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 September 2018 as “Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month” in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effective treatments, and preventative care programs with respect to sickle cell disease, complications from sickle cell disease, and conditions related to sickle cell disease, S. Res. 661, 115th Cong. (2018).
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