Senate Simple Resolution 94
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution designating March 2017 as "National Read Aloud Month".
Active
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Passed Senate on Apr 4, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 23, 2017
Latest Action
Apr 4, 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
94
Congress
115
Policy Area
Education
Education
Primary focus of measure is elementary, secondary, or higher education including special education and matters of academic performance, school administration, teaching, educational costs, and student aid.
Sponsorship by Party
Ohio
California
Passed
April 4, 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

Designates March 2017 as National Read Aloud Month. Encourages parents and guardians to read to their children for 15 minutes every day because of the developmental benefits that activity has for children.

Text (2)
April 4, 2017
March 23, 2017
Actions (6)
04/04/2017
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
04/04/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
04/04/2017
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2220)
04/04/2017
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S2220)
03/23/2017
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1978)
03/23/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 24, 2017 5:21:00 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:40:47 PM