Senate Simple Resolution 697
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution expressing support for the brave men and women of our law enforcement agencies and urging the people of the United States to "Back the Blue".
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Sep 16, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Sep 16, 2020
Latest Action
Sep 16, 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
697
Congress
116
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
Florida
Indiana
Arkansas
North Carolina
Oklahoma
South Carolina
South Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This resolution expresses gratitude to the brave law enforcement officers who serve their communities and condemns individuals who commit violence against them. It also calls on the people of the United States to denounce the September 2020 attack on deputies of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Text (1)
September 16, 2020
Actions (2)
09/16/2020
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S5654)
09/16/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Sep 17, 2020 4:27:10 AM
Updated
Dec 23, 2020 5:29:59 AM