Senate Simple Resolution 270
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.
Active
Active
Passed Senate on Jun 27, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 27, 2019
Latest Action
Jun 27, 2019
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
270
Congress
116
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
Wisconsin
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware
Illinois
Maryland
Massachusetts
Minnesota
California
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
New Jersey
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Virginia
Washington
Washington
Minnesota
Passed
June 27, 2019
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S4649; text: CR S4637-4638)
Summary

This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and commends the bravery and resiliency of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community in the face of violence and discrimination, past and present.

The resolution also condemns violence and discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community and recommits the House of Representatives to securing justice, equality, and well-being for LGBTQ people.

Text (1)
June 27, 2019
Actions (3)
06/27/2019
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4649; text: CR S4637-4638)
06/27/2019
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S4649; text: CR S4637-4638)
06/27/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 28, 2019 4:42:11 AM
Updated
Feb 12, 2020 4:33:03 PM