Senate Simple Resolution 172
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution designating May 2017 as "Older Americans Month".
Active
Active
Passed Senate on May 18, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 18, 2017
Latest Action
May 18, 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
172
Congress
115
Policy Area
Social Welfare
Social Welfare
Primary focus of measure is public assistance and Social Security programs; social services matters, including community service, volunteer, and charitable activities. Measures concerning such health programs as Medicare and Medicaid may fall under Health policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Passed
May 18, 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 S3048; text as passed Senate: CR S3045)
Summary

Designates May 2017 as Older Americans Month.

Text (1)
May 18, 2017
Actions (3)
05/18/2017
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3048; text as passed Senate: CR S3045)
05/18/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S3048; text as passed Senate: CR S3045)
05/18/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 19, 2017 12:26:37 AM
Updated
Dec 8, 2020 1:39:03 PM