H.Res. 291 (108th): Recognizing the dangers posed by nuclear weapons and calling on the President to engage in nonproliferation strategies designed to eliminate these weapons of mass destruction from United States and worldwide arsenals.


Jun 19, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 19, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lynn Woolsey

Representative for California's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2003
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/19/2003--Introduced.Requests the President to inform Congress and the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) regarding U.S. efforts and measures taken with respect to implementation and observance of Article VI ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 19, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 291”). 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.


32 cosponsors (31D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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