Senate Simple Resolution 45
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A resolution celebrating Black History Month.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 8, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 8, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 8, 2021
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
45
Congress
117
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.
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No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This resolution recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. It calls for the United States to (1) honor the contribution of pioneers who helped to ensure its legacy; and (2) move forward as a nation "indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

Text (1)
February 8, 2021
Actions (2)
02/08/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S581-582)
02/08/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 9, 2021 5:42:11 AM
Updated
Mar 10, 2021 6:04:38 AM