Summary: S.Res.581 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.Res.581. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (09/27/2016)

No Vote No Recess Resolution

Prohibits the Senate, between September 27, 2016, and the end of the 114th Congress, from adjourning, remaining adjourned, or recessing for more than two days and convening solely in a pro forma session unless, by the beginning of the adjournment or the pro forma session, it has taken action on any presidential nomination for a position as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court by:

  • holding a hearing and a vote on the nomination in the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and
  • holding a confirmation vote on it in the full Senate.

Prescribes procedures for Senate adjournments and recesses during such period.

Prohibits the Presiding Officer from entertaining a request to suspend the operation of this resolution by unanimous consent or motion.

States that nothing in this resolution shall be construed in a manner that is inconsistent with S. Res. 296 (108th Congress) or any other Senate emergency procedures or practices.