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Sponsor. Junior Senator for Indiana. Republican.
Last Updated: May 19, 2020
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 19, 2020
This simple resolution was agreed to on May 19, 2020. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
May 19, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 19, 2020
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. 588 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Res. 588. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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A resolution designating May 2020 as “ALS Awareness Month”, S. Res. 588, 116th Cong. (2020).
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