H.Con.Res. 397 (110th): Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding sexual assaults and rape in the military.


Jul 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 29, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jane Harman

Representative for California's 36th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2008
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Summary (CRS)

7/29/2008--Introduced.Calls for the Secretary of Defense to develop a comprehensive strategy to increase and encourage investigation and prosecution of sexual assault and rape cases in the military.Sets forth elements to ... Read more >

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Jul 29, 2008

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 397”). 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.


38 cosponsors (29D, 9R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 28 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2009

S.Con.Res. 97 (Related)
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding sexual assaults and rape in ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 10, 2008

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