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S.RES.407: A resolution honoring former Senator and Rear Admiral Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
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Sponsor Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.
Total Cosponsors 99 (53 Democrats, 2 Independents, 44 Republicans)
Introduced March 31, 2014
Latest Major Action March 31, 2014
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Declares that the Senate: (1) has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr., former Member of the Senate; (2) honors the legacy and service of the former Senator and retired Rear Admiral for his life of loyalty, duty, integrity, and moral sincerity; (3) extends its deepest condolences and sympathy to his family and friends who have lost an inspiring leader and confidant; (4) honors the dauntless valor of Senator Denton, beloved son of Alabama, for his dedication and life of selfless service to the people of the United States; (5) recognizes that Senator Denton was a champion for humanitarian aid and international assistance programs through his legislative work and initiatives; (6) reiterates his resolute character as a paragon of bravery who lived a life of honor guided by his values a...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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Date Description
March 31, 2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1881; text as passed Senate: CR S1874)