H.Con.Res. 240 (96th): A concurrent resolution strongly condemning the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and calling for the removal of the 1980 Summer Olympic games from Moscow.

Introduced:

Jan 17, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 17, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Buchanan Jr.

Representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district

Republican

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History

Jan 17, 1980
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 240”). 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.

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