H.Res. 970 (95th): A resolution to establish a Select Committee on International Terrorism.


Jan 24, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 24, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marvin Mathis
Representative for Georgia's 2nd congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/24/1978--Introduced.Creates a select committee in the House of Representatives to study the effectiveness of measures being taken by the United States and foreign countries to alleviate the threat of terrorism.

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Related Bills
H.Res. 659 (96th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 1980

H.Res. 889 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 1, 1977

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 970” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 24, 1978


7 cosponsors (5R, 2D) (show)
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