Senate Simple Resolution 512
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution designating March 2, 2020, as "Read Across America Day".
Active
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Passed Senate on Feb 27, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 27, 2020
Latest Action
Feb 27, 2020
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
512
Congress
116
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
Maine
Minnesota
Indiana
Delaware
Massachusetts
Illinois
Mississippi
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Passed
February 27, 2020
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 S1236; text: CR S1228)
Summary

This resolution designates March 2, 2020, as Read Across America Day.

The resolution (1) honors all authors for their successes in encouraging children to discover the joy of reading; (2) honors the 23rd anniversary of Read Across America Day; and (3) encourages parents, educators, and communities to read with their children for at least 30 minutes on Read Across America Day.

Text (1)
February 27, 2020
Actions (3)
02/27/2020
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1228)
02/27/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1228)
02/27/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 28, 2020 5:42:07 AM
Updated
Mar 18, 2020 4:57:25 AM