H.Res. 814 (112th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the conditions for the United States becoming a signatory to the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, or to any similar agreement on the arms trade.


Nov 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Kelly

Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2012
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Summary (CRS)

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that:(1) the President should not sign the Arms Trade Treaty and, if he transmits the Treaty with his signature to the Senate, ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 16, 2012

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 814”). 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.


89 cosponsors (84R, 5D) (show)
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