H.Res. 714 (112th): Expressing support to end commercial whaling in all of its forms and to strengthen measures to conserve whale populations.


Jun 28, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 28, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Howard Berman

Representative for California's 28th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/28/2012--Introduced.Declares that the House of Representatives:(1) strongly opposes commercial whaling;(2) supports the use of all appropriate measures to end commercial whaling in any form;(3) seeks to strengthen conservation and management ... Read more >

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Jun 28, 2012

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 714”). 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.


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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