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

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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 for Maine



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Last Updated: Oct 2, 1989


Oct 2, 1989
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

Oct 31, 1989

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 31, 1989
Passed Senate (House next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Nov 2, 1989
Passed House

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

S.Con.Res. 79 (101st) was a 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.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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