H.Res. 173 (100th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the 25th anniversary of the independence of Western Samoa.


May 20, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 20, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Lagomarsino

Representative for California's 19th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/20/1987--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that:(1) the Government and people of Western Samoa should be commended for their achievement in establishing the first independent Pacific island country;(2) ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 1987

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 173”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


20 cosponsors (13D, 7R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.Res. 177 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 27, 1987

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