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


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May 9, 1991

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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.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (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

H.Con.Res. 105 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 21, 1991

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