Summary: S.Res.621 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Passed Senate without amendment (12/17/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Condemns the senseless attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, 2012.

Offers condolences to all of the students, teachers, administrators, and faculty of Sandy Hook Elementary School, as well as their families, and recognizes that the healing process will be long and difficult for the entire community.

Honors the selfless, dedicated service of: (1) the teachers, school administrators, school support staff, medical professionals, and others in the greater Newtown community; (2) the emergency response teams and law enforcement officials who responded; and (3) the law enforcement officials who continue to investigate the attack.

States that the Senate remains committed to working together to help prevent such tragedies from ever happening again.