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H.Res. 1196: Calling for an end to escalating violence in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, for each side to return to the peace process, and for external parties to cease their support for and interference in the conflict.

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William Keating

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Oct 16, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Oct 16, 2020

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 16, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.



Oct 16, 2020

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H.Res. 1196 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 1196. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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