H.Con.Res. 105 (102nd): Calling for a United States policy of strengthening and maintaining indefinitely the current International Whaling Commission moratorium on the commercial killing of whales, and other wise expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to conserving and protecting the world’s whale, dolphin, and porpoise populations.


Mar 21, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 21, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gus Yatron

Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

3/21/1991--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the Congress that the United States should:(1) promote the maximum conservation and protection of whale, dolphin, and porpoise populations;(2) work to strengthen and maintain the current ... Read more >

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Mar 21, 1991

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May 21, 1991
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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. 105”). 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.


49 cosponsors (36D, 13R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 177 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: May 19, 1992

S.Con.Res. 37 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 9, 1991

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