H.Con.Res. 581 (93rd): Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the imprisonment in the Soviet Union of a Lithuanian seaman, who is a U.S. citizen, and who unsuccessfully sought asylum aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship.


Aug 2, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 2, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Hanrahan

Representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/2/1974--Introduced.Expresses the sense of Congress that the President of the United States should direct the Secretary of State:(1) to bring to the immediate attention of the Government of the Soviet ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 2, 1974

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 581”). 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.


23 cosponsors (13D, 10R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.Con.Res. 624 (identical)

Referred to Committee
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H.Con.Res. 600 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 13, 1974

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