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An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.
Oct 1, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 3, 1986
This simple resolution was agreed to on October 3, 1986. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senator from Maryland
Authorizes and directs the Secretary of the Senate to pay a gratuity to the son of a deceased Senate employee. Read more >
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 497”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.Res. 497 — 99th Congress: An original resolution to pay a gratuity to David K. Stokely.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sres497
“S.Res. 497 — 99th Congress: An original resolution to pay a gratuity to David K. Stokely..” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sres497>
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