S.Con.Res. 79 (101st): A concurrent resolution to deplore the unilateral Sandinista abrogation of the Nicaraguan Ceasefire.


Oct 31, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Nov 2, 1989

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on November 2, 1989. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


George Mitchell

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Oct 2, 1989

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Condemns Daniel Ortega's announced intention to abrogate the ceasefire in Nicaragua as unjustified and a threat to peace.Urges the Sandinistas to renew their commitment to continuing the ceasefire.Insists that Ortega ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 221 (Related)
Reaffirming United States support for peace and democracy in Central America.

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 2, 1989

What is a resolution?

The “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 79” means this is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. 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.


Oct 31, 1989
Passed Senate
Oct 31, 1989
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Passed House
Nov 2, 1989
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On the Concurrent Resolution
Oct 31, 1989 6:10 p.m.
Concurrent Resolution Agreed to 95/0

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