Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: May 17, 2021
Length: 7 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
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.
19 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — May 16, 2022
May 21, 2020
Earlier Version — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 598 (116th).
May 17, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 17, 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.
Jun 22, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S.Res. 280.
S.Res. 218 (117th) was 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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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, S. Res. 218, 117th Cong. (2021).
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