Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Maine. Independent.
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2021
Length: 3 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Apr 15, 2021
This simple resolution was agreed to on April 15, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Apr 15, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 15, 2021
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. 159 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. 159. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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A resolution designating the week of April 17, 2021, through April 25, 2021, as “National Park Week”, S. Res. 159, 117th Cong. (2021).
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