S.Res.116 - A resolution to provide for expedited Senate consideration of certain nominations subject to advice and consent.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/30/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||06/29/2011 Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay. 89 - 8. Record Vote Number: 103.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||06/29/2011 : Passed Senate|
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Summary: S.Res.116 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (06/29/2011)
Prescribes expedited procedures for Senate consideration of nominations (subject to advice and consent) for specified positions.
Requires the Secretary of the Senate to create the appropriate sections on the Executive Calendar to reflect and effectuate the requirements of this resolution.
Requires the report accompanying each public bill or joint resolution reported by any committee to contain an evaluation and justification for the establishment in the measure of any new position appointed by the President within an existing or new federal entity.