Senate Joint Resolution 49
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the events, offering deepest condolences to the families and friends of those individuals who were killed and deepest sympathies and support to those individuals who were injured by the violence, expressing support for the Charlottesville community, rejecting White nationalists, White supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and other hate groups, and urging the President and the President's Cabinet to use all available resources to address the threats posed by those groups.
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 115-58 on Sep 14, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 6, 2017
Latest Action
Sep 14, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
49
Congress
115
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Virginia
Minnesota
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware
Illinois
Maryland
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Montana
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Jersey
New Mexico
New Mexico
North Dakota
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
South Dakota
Virginia
Washington
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Passed
September 11, 2017
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S5165; text: CR S5165)
Summary

This joint resolution condemns the racist violence and domestic terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, and rejects white nationalism, white supremacy, and neo-Nazism sentiments as antithetical to U.S. values. 

Congress offers condolences to the families of those who died in Charlottesville and sympathy and support for those injured, and expresses support to the Charlottesville community.

Congress urges the President and the Administration to speak out against hate groups and use all available resources to address the growing prevalence of domestic hate groups.

Text (3)
Actions (16)
09/14/2017
Became Public Law No: 115-58.
09/14/2017
Signed by President.
09/14/2017
Presented to President.
09/12/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/12/2017
On passage Passed without objection. (text: CR H7288)
09/12/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed without objection.(text: CR H7288)
09/12/2017
Mr. Goodlatte asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
09/12/2017
Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H7287-7288)
09/12/2017
Held at the desk.
09/12/2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
09/12/2017
Received in the House.
09/11/2017
Passed Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5165; text: CR S5165)
09/11/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S5165; text: CR S5165)
09/07/2017
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 212.
09/06/2017
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5006)
09/06/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Sep 7, 2017 2:11:30 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:42:47 PM