Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2021
Length: 7 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Introduced on Jun 8, 2021
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 8, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Jun 8, 2021
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S.Res. 259 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. 259. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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A resolution remembering the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the continued and intensifying crackdown on human rights and basic freedoms within the People’s Republic of China, including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, by the Chinese Community Party, and for other purposes, S. Res. 259, 117th Cong. (2021).
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