About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 8/24/1976--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the Senate that the President make available the good offices of the United States to effect a peaceful resolution of the dispute in Northern Ireland. Read more >
- What is a resolution?
The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 520” means this is a Senate 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.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.Res. 520 — 94th Congress: A resolution concerning the situation in Northern Ireland.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/sres520
“S.Res. 520 — 94th Congress: A resolution concerning the situation in Northern Ireland..” www.GovTrack.us. 1976. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/sres520>
|title=S.Res. 520 (94th)
|accessdate=May 27, 2015
|author=94th Congress (1976)
|date=August 24, 1976
|quote=A resolution concerning the situation in Northern Ireland.