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S.Res. 205: A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2021, which include bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States such as American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders.


Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 11, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
May 11, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 11, 2021

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 11, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Cosponsors

16 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 7 Republicans)

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History

May 11, 2021
 
Introduced

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

May 11, 2021
 
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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

S.Res. 205 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. 205. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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