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117th Congress (2021–2023)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 1, 2021
This simple resolution was agreed to on March 1, 2021. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senior Senator for Georgia
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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2021
Length: 7 pages
Mar 1, 2021
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Mar 1, 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. 82 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. 82. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
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A resolution honoring the life and legacy of John Robert Lewis and commending John Robert Lewis for his towering achievements in the nonviolent struggle for civil rights, S. Res. 82, 117th Cong. (2021).
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