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Sponsor. Senior Senator for New York. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2021
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117th Congress (2021–2023)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 20, 2021
This simple resolution was agreed to on January 20, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Jan 20, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 20, 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. 6 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. 6. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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A resolution to elect Patrick J. Leahy, a Senator from the State of Vermont, to be President pro tempore of the Senate of the United States, S. Res. 6, 117th Cong. (2021).
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