Senate Simple Resolution 229
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A resolution recognizing the devastating attack on a girls' school in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 8, 2021, and expressing solidarity with the Afghan people.
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Passed Senate on Jun 7, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 24, 2021
Latest Action
Jun 7, 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
229
Congress
117
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Sponsorship by Party
New Hampshire
Connecticut
Illinois
Maryland
Massachusetts
Delaware
New Jersey
New Jersey
South Dakota
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Senate Votes (1)
Passed
June 7, 2021
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: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S3963; text: 5/24/2021 CR S3337)
Summary

This resolution expresses the Senate's condolences to the people of Afghanistan and the Hazara, an ethnic minority community in Afghanistan. The resolution also condemns all forms of violence against women and girls in Afghanistan and supports U.S. and international efforts to ensure that girls in Afghanistan can safely attend school.

(On May 8, 2021, a bomb attack at the Sayed Ul-Shuhada High School in Kabul killed more than 85 people.)

Text (3)
June 7, 2021
May 27, 2021
Actions (7)
06/07/2021
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3963; text: 5/24/2021 CR S3337)
06/07/2021
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S3963; text: 5/24/2021 CR S3337)
05/27/2021
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 67.
05/27/2021
Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
05/25/2021
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
05/24/2021
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
05/24/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
May 25, 2021 4:27:17 AM
Record Updated
Aug 18, 2021 7:37:03 AM