Calling upon the President to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States record relating to the Armenian Genocide, and for other purposes.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jun 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on September 15, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2005
Length: 11 pages
Oct 3, 2000
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 596 (106th).
Jun 14, 2005
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Sep 15, 2005
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H.Res. 316 (109th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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