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H.Con.Res. 188 (105th): Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding Turkey’s claim of sovereignty to the islets in the Aegean Sea called Imia by Greece and Kardak by Turkey.

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Last Updated: Nov 7, 1997
Length: 3 pages
Nov 7, 1997
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Nov 7, 1997

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.Con.Res. 188 (105th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 188. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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