H.Res. 543 (104th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States and the United Nations should support the election of a woman for Secretary General of the United Nations.


Sep 26, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 26, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patricia Schroeder

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

9/26/1996--Introduced.Urges the United Nations (UN) and the United States:(1) to work with international organizations and foreign governments to identify qualified women candidates for UN Secretary General; and(2) in accordance with ... Read more >

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Sep 26, 1996

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 543”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


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