A concurrent resolution relating to the indictment and prosecution of Saddam Hussein for war crimes and other crimes against humanity.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 16, 1998
Length: 6 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 13, 1998 but was never passed by the House.
11 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
S.Con.Res. 78 (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 S.Con.Res. 78. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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