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What’s the difference between a resolution and a bill?

Resolutions are essentially meaningless

Dateline: 3/11/08 By Debbie Schwarzer
Co-chair Legal Team and Legislative Chair of 


Someone has asked the question, “What’s the difference between a resolution and a bill?”

It’s easy. Resolutions are essentially meaningless. They allow the legislature to recognize people, events, groups, issues without actually making law. We pass a resolution declaring that next Tuesday is Butterfly Day. We pass a resolution to recognize the contribution of worms to the health of California soil. We pass a resolution honoring the sacrifices of armed service members in this or that conflict (I made all those up). We don’t make any laws protecting butterflies, or worms, or providing services to the soldiers, by passing a resolution; it’s just a feel-good measure.


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