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H.Res. 129: Calling on the Department of Defense, other appropriate elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to resolutely continue efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all United States personnel designated as unaccounted-for from past wars and conflicts around the world.

About the resolution

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.Res. 129 calls on (1) the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, other appropriate Federal entities, and foreign governments to resolutely continue to account for missing U.S. personnel from past wars and conflicts; and (2) calls on foreign governments to cooperate fully with the USG to provide the fullest possible accounting for those American lives, after factual recitations.

Stemming from the fact that (1) more than 83,000 personnel of the United States are still unaccounted-for around the world from past wars and conflicts; (2) an estimated 50,000 ...

Sponsor and status

Sam Johnson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Feb 15, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 14, 2018

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 14, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

History

Feb 15, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 14, 2018
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

H.Res. 129 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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