Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Missouri. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2020
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 25, 2020
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 25, 2020. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
May 21, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 25, 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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S.Res. 596 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. 596. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People’s Republic of China would violate the obligations of that government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Hong Kong Basic Law and calling upon all free nations of the world to stand with the people of Hong Kong, S. Res. 596, 116th Cong. (2020).
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