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H.Con.Res. 121 (114th): Expressing the sense of the Congress condemning the gross violations of international law amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Government of Syria, its allies, and other parties to the conflict in Syria, and asking the President to direct his Ambassador at the United Nations to promote the establishment of a war crimes tribunal where these crimes could be addressed.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 1, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 14, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2016
Length: 6 pages

History

Mar 1, 2016
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 2, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 14, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.Con.Res. 121 (114th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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