Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 20, 2019
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 20, 2019. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
What legislators are saying
“Senator Lankford Works to Protect Seniors from Abuse”
— Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 23, 2019
Jun 10, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 20, 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. 242 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 designating June 15, 2019, as “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day”, S. Res. 242, 116th Cong. (2019).
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