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S.RES.277: A resolution recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Mark Warner, D-Va.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Oct. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Recognizes the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali, the festival of lights, and expresses respect for the people of India, Indian Americans, and members of the Indian diaspora around the world on this significant occasion.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 4, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Nov. 4, 2013 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7800)
Oct. 31, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Oct. 30, 2013 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7682)