Senate Simple Resolution 402
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution honoring the life, work, and legacy of Toni Morrison.
Active
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Passed Senate on Oct 31, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Oct 31, 2019
Latest Action
Oct 31, 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
402
Congress
116
Policy Area
Arts, Culture, Religion
Arts, Culture, Religion
Primary focus of measure is art, literature, performing arts in all formats; arts and humanities funding; libraries, exhibitions, cultural centers; sound recording, motion pictures, television and film; cultural property and resources; cultural relations; and religion. Measures concerning intellectual property aspects of the arts may fall under Commerce policy area. Measures concerning religious freedom may fall under Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Passed
October 31, 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 S6357; text: CR S6343-6344)
Summary

This resolution extends heartfelt sympathy to the family of author Toni Morrison on the occasion of her death.

The resolution recognizes Toni Morrison as (1) one of the most formidable scholars, educators, and authors of the United States; and (2) a writer of the stature of other great literary figures of the United States, such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, and William Faulkner.

Finally, the resolution honors the life of Toni Morrison and her achievements in the humanities and literature.

Text (1)
October 31, 2019
Actions (3)
10/31/2019
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S6343-6344)
10/31/2019
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S6343-6344)
10/31/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Nov 1, 2019 4:57:37 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:34 PM