Senate Simple Resolution 81
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution recognizing the 196th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States.
Active
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Passed Senate on Mar 21, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 6, 2017
Latest Action
Mar 21, 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
81
Congress
115
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Sponsorship by Party
New Jersey
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware
Illinois
Michigan
Colorado
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Passed
March 21, 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: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Summary

Congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 196th anniversary of the independence of Greece.

Supports the principles of democratic governance to which the people of Greece are committed.

Notes Greece's important role in the wider European region and in the community of nations since gaining its independence 196 years ago.

Text (2)
March 21, 2017
Actions (6)
03/21/2017
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
03/21/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
03/21/2017
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1897)
03/21/2017
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S1897)
03/06/2017
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
03/06/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 7, 2017 5:14:50 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:40:44 PM