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H.Res. 1109 (95th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the killing of some one thousand dolphins by Japanese fishermen in February 1978, and encouraging the Government of Japan to reassess its policy in permitting such killing.

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Apr 4, 1978
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 4, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


David Cornwell

Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district



7 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 2 Republicans)



Apr 4, 1978

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H.Res. 1109 (95th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 1109. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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