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Sponsor. Senior Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 9, 2019
Length: 8 pages
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 16, 2019
This simple resolution was agreed to on July 16, 2019. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
May 9, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 25, 2019
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.
Jul 16, 2019
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. 198 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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