Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Georgia. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced on Feb 26, 2019
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 26, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
What legislators are saying
“As Ukraine Presidential Election Approaches, Merkley and Durbin Introduce Resolution to Support Ukrainian Democracy & Combat Russian Election Interference”
— Sen. Jeff Merkley [D-OR] on Mar 26, 2019
Feb 26, 2019
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S.Res. 78 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 recognizing the national debt as a threat to national security, S. Res. 78, 116th Cong. (2019).
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