Senate Simple Resolution 84
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A resolution amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to prohibit the consideration of legislation in the Senate unless the text of the legislation that will be considered has been made publicly available in electronic form for a mandatory minimum review period.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Mar 1, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Mar 1, 2021
Latest Action
Mar 1, 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
84
Congress
117
Policy Area
Congress
Congress
Primary focus of measure is Members of Congress; general congressional oversight; congressional agencies, committees, operations; legislative procedures; U.S. Capitol. Measures concerning oversight and investigation of specific matters may fall under the issue-specific relevant policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Florida
Louisiana
Missouri
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This resolution prohibits the Senate from considering any measure unless the text of the measure has been publicly available in electronic form for the mandatory minimum review period, and it requires each Senator to certify that they have read a measure prior to voting on it.

The mandatory minimum review period, calculated from the time the measure is made publicly available, is the greater of (1) the number of minutes that are equal to two times the number of pages in the measure, or (2) 72 hours.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
03/01/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
03/01/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 2, 2021 5:42:12 AM
Updated
Mar 16, 2021 4:47:11 AM