H.Con.Res. 137 (105th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives concerning the urgent need for an international criminal tribunal to try members of the Iraqi regime for crimes against humanity.
Jul 31, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 13, 1997 but was never passed by the Senate.
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Last Updated: Jan 27, 1998
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- 7/31/1997--Introduced.Deplores the Iraqi Government's pattern of gross violation of human rights, condemns its repeated use of force and weapons of mass destruction against its own citizens as well as neighboring ...
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The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 137” 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.
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