S.Con.Res. 37 (102nd): A concurrent resolution calling for a United States policy of strengthening and maintaining indefinitely the current International Whaling Commission moratorium on the commercial killings of whales, and otherwise expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to conserving and protecting the world’s whale, dolphin, and porpoise populations.


May 9, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 9, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry
Senator from Massachusetts

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/9/1991--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 ...

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

Passed House
Last Action: May 19, 1992

H.Con.Res. 105 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 21, 1991

What is a resolution?

The “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 37” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 9, 1991


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (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.

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