H.Con.Res. 178 (100th): A concurrent resolution to express the sense of the Congress concerning the equitable distribution among members of the Western Alliance of the defense burden in the Persian Gulf.


Aug 7, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 7, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ernest Konnyu

Representative for California's 12th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/7/1987--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the Congress that the President should request that West Germany and Japan enter into negotiations with the United States for the purpose of establishing a more ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 7, 1987

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 178”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


35 cosponsors (24D, 11R) (show)
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