H.J.Res. 163 (102nd): Apologizing to Native Hawaiians for the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii by the United States in 1893 and declaring the trust relationship between the United States and Native Hawaiians.
Feb 28, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 28, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 2/28/1991--Introduced.Acknowledges and apologizes for the fundamental injustice of the United States in its participation in activities that contributed to the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii. Declares Congress's commitment to ...
Last Action: Oct 7, 1992
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 12, 1992
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 163” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no votes related to this resolution.
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