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S.Res. 218: A resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policies to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.


Sponsor and status

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 17, 2021
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
May 17, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 17, 2021

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 17, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Cosponsors

19 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 8 Republicans)

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History

May 17, 2021
 
Introduced

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

May 17, 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S.Res. 218 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. 218. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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