Senate Simple Resolution 69
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution celebrating Black History Month.
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Passed Senate on Feb 27, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 27, 2017
Latest Action
Feb 27, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
69
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
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Mississippi
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New Hampshire
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North Carolina
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Virginia
Washington
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Passed
February 27, 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: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S1452-1453, S1454; text as passed Senate: CR S1452-1453)
Summary

Recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans.

Calls for the United States to: (1) honor the contribution of pioneers who helped to ensure its legacy; and (2) move forward as a nation "indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

Text (1)
February 27, 2017
Actions (3)
02/27/2017
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1452-1453, S1454; text as passed Senate: CR S1452-1453)
02/27/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S1452-1453, S1454; text as passed Senate: CR S1452-1453)
02/27/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 28, 2017 5:17:29 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:17 PM