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A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that on March 2nd, every child in America should be in the company of someone who will read to him or her.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
02/26/1998Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S1130)
02/26/1998Committee on Judiciary. Reported to Senate by Senator Hatch without amendment. Without written report.
02/25/1998Introduced in Senate

All Actions (5)

Date
02/26/1998Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1130)
02/26/1998Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 317.
02/26/1998Committee on Judiciary. Reported to Senate by Senator Hatch without amendment. Without written report.
02/26/1998Committee on Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
02/25/1998Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Cosponsors (92)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Jeffords, James M. [R-VT]* 02/25/1998
Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI] 02/26/1998
Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT] 02/26/1998
Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] 02/26/1998
Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] 02/26/1998
Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Breaux, John B. [D-LA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Bryan, Richard H. [D-NV] 02/26/1998
Sen. Bumpers, Dale [D-AR] 02/26/1998
Sen. Byrd, Robert C. [D-WV] 02/26/1998
Sen. Cleland, Max [D-GA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND] 02/26/1998
Sen. Daschle, Thomas A. [D-SD] 02/26/1998
Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT] 02/26/1998
Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND] 02/26/1998
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] 02/26/1998
Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] 02/26/1998
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Ford, Wendell H. [D-KY] 02/26/1998
Sen. Glenn, John H., Jr. [D-OH] 02/26/1998
Sen. Graham, Bob [D-FL] 02/26/1998
Sen. Hollings, Ernest F. [D-SC] 02/26/1998
Sen. Inouye, Daniel K. [D-HI] 02/26/1998
Sen. Johnson, Tim [D-SD] 02/26/1998
Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Kerrey, J. Robert [D-NE] 02/26/1998
Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Kohl, Herb [D-WI] 02/26/1998
Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] 02/26/1998
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] 02/26/1998
Sen. Levin, Carl [D-MI] 02/26/1998
Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [D-CT] 02/26/1998
Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD] 02/26/1998
Sen. Moseley-Braun, Carol [D-IL] 02/26/1998
Sen. Moynihan, Daniel Patrick [D-NY] 02/26/1998
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 02/26/1998
Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] 02/26/1998
Sen. Rockefeller, John D., IV [D-WV] 02/26/1998
Sen. Sarbanes, Paul S. [D-MD] 02/26/1998
Sen. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ] 02/26/1998
Sen. Wellstone, Paul D. [D-MN] 02/26/1998
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] 02/26/1998
Sen. Abraham, Spencer [R-MI] 02/26/1998
Sen. Allard, Wayne [R-CO] 02/26/1998
Sen. Ashcroft, John [R-MO] 02/26/1998
Sen. Bennett, Robert F. [R-UT] 02/26/1998
Sen. Bond, Christopher S. [R-MO] 02/26/1998
Sen. Burns, Conrad R. [R-MT] 02/26/1998
Sen. Brownback, Sam [R-KS] 02/26/1998
Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [R-CO] 02/26/1998
Sen. Chafee, John H. [R-RI] 02/26/1998
Sen. Coats, Daniel [R-IN] 02/26/1998
Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS] 02/26/1998
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 02/26/1998
Sen. Coverdell, Paul [R-GA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Craig, Larry E. [R-ID] 02/26/1998
Sen. D'Amato, Alfonse [R-NY] 02/26/1998
Sen. DeWine, Mike [R-OH] 02/26/1998
Sen. Domenici, Pete V. [R-NM] 02/26/1998
Sen. Enzi, Michael B. [R-WY] 02/26/1998
Sen. Faircloth, Lauch [R-NC] 02/26/1998
Sen. Frist, William H. [R-TN] 02/26/1998
Sen. Gorton, Slade [R-WA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Grams, Rod [R-MN] 02/26/1998
Sen. Gregg, Judd [R-NH] 02/26/1998
Sen. Hagel, Chuck [R-NE] 02/26/1998
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] 02/26/1998
Sen. Helms, Jesse [R-NC] 02/26/1998
Sen. Hutchinson, Tim [R-AR] 02/26/1998
Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK] 02/26/1998
Sen. Kempthorne, Dirk [R-ID] 02/26/1998
Sen. Lott, Trent [R-MS] 02/26/1998
Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN] 02/26/1998
Sen. Mack, Connie, III [R-FL] 02/26/1998
Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] 02/26/1998
Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] 02/26/1998
Sen. Murkowski, Frank H. [R-AK] 02/26/1998
Sen. Nickles, Don [R-OK] 02/26/1998
Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS] 02/26/1998
Sen. Sessions, Jeff [R-AL] 02/26/1998
Sen. Shelby, Richard C. [R-AL] 02/26/1998
Sen. Smith, Bob [R-NH] 02/26/1998
Sen. Smith, Gordon H. [R-OR] 02/26/1998
Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME] 02/26/1998
Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] 02/26/1998
Sen. Stevens, Ted [R-AK] 02/26/1998
Sen. Thomas, Craig [R-WY] 02/26/1998
Sen. Thompson, Fred [R-TN] 02/26/1998
Sen. Thurmond, Strom [R-SC] 02/26/1998
Sen. Warner, John [R-VA] 02/26/1998

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary02/25/1998 Referred to
02/26/1998 Markup by
02/26/1998 Reported by

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Subjects (11)

  • Anniversaries
  • Authors and authorship
  • Books
  • Commemorations
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Parent and child
  • Reading
  • Special days

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in Senate (02/25/1998)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that March 2, 1998, shall be known as Read Across America Day, in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday. Encourages reading with children on that day.