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 >

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

What is a resolution?

The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 105” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 21, 1991
Reported by Committee
May 21, 1991


49 cosponsors (36D, 13R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: