S.Res. 285 (107th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate condemning the failure of the International Whaling Commission to recognize the needs of Alaskan Eskimos.

Jun 13, 2002 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Frank Murkowski
Senator from Alaska
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Jun 13, 2002
3 pages

This resolution was introduced on June 13, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 13, 2002
Referred to Committee Jun 13, 2002

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Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the failure of the International Whaling Commission to renew aboriginal whaling quotas is inconsistent with the understandings on which the Commission is based and jeopardizes its continued existence as a meaningful international body; and (2) regardless of any Commission action, the U.S. Government should take steps to ensure the continuance of scientifically sound aboriginal subsistence whaling by the Inupiat people of Alaska.

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