Senate Simple Resolution 598
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policies to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.
Active
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Passed Senate on May 21, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 21, 2020
Latest Action
May 21, 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
598
Congress
116
Policy Area
Families
Families
Primary focus of measure is child and family welfare, services, and relationships; marriage and family status; domestic violence and child abuse. Measures concerning public assistance programs or aging may fall under Social Welfare policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Arkansas
California
Indiana
Alabama
Louisiana
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
North Carolina
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Virginia
West Virginia
Wyoming
Passed
May 21, 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 S2610; text: CR S2607-2608)
Summary

This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Foster Care Month and for the designation of May 31, 2020, as National Foster Parent Appreciation Day.

Text (1)
May 21, 2020
Actions (3)
05/21/2020
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2610; text: CR S2607-2608)
05/21/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S2610; text: CR S2607-2608)
05/21/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 22, 2020 4:27:18 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:34 PM