Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Missouri. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 21, 2019
This simple resolution was agreed to on November 21, 2019. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
36 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 17 Republicans, 1 Independent)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Dec 2, 2020
Nov 21, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 21, 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.
Dec 2, 2020
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 787 (116th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.Res. 438 (116th).
Nov 30, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 464 (117th).
S.Res. 438 (116th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Res. 438. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children waiting for adoption, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the people of the United States to secure safety, permanency, and well-being for all children, S. Res. 438, 116th Cong. (2019).
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