S.Res. 98 (105th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the conditions for the United States becoming a signatory to any international agreement on greenhouse gas emissions under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.


Jun 12, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 25, 1997

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 25, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Robert Byrd

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 1997
Length: 5 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/12/1997--Introduced.Declares that the United States should not be a signatory to any protocol to, or other agreement regarding, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change of 1992, at negotiations ... Read more >


Jun 12, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 17, 1997
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 25, 1997
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 98”). 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.


64 cosponsors (45R, 19D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Jul 25, 1997 11:37 a.m.
Resolution Agreed to 95/0

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