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S.Res. 454 (116th): A resolution calling for the immediate release of Cuban democracy activist Jose Daniel Ferrer and commending the efforts of Jose Daniel Ferrer to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms in Cuba.


Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Menendez

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Dec 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 11, 2020

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 11, 2020. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Menendez, Colleagues Applaud Approval of Senate Bipartisan Resolution Calling for the Release of Cuban Activist Jose Daniel Ferrer
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Sponsor) on May 21, 2020

Cardin, Colleagues Applaud Approval of Senate Bipartisan Resolution Calling for the Release of Cuban Activist Jose Daniel Ferrer
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2020

Sens. Cruz, Menendez, Colleagues Applaud Approval of Senate Bipartisan Resolution Calling for the Release of Cuban Activist Jose Daniel Ferrer
    — Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 2020

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History

Dec 12, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 14, 2020
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

May 21, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Jun 11, 2020
 
Agreed To

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. 454 (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. 454. 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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