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H.Con.Res. 249 (96th): A concurrent resolution urging the United States Olympic Committee, the International Olympic Committee, and the Olympic Committees of other countries to take certain actions with respect to the 1980 Summer Olympic games, in accordance with the requests of the President.


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1/29/1980--Passed Senate amended. (Measure passed Senate, amended (Included similar provisions of S.Con.Res. 66 and S.Con.Res. 70), r.c.#15(88-4)) Urges: (1) public support for the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and athletes; (2) the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to accede to the USOC's proposal to transfer, postpone, or cancel the 1980 summer Olympic games; (3) no American participation or attendance if the IOC fails to adopt such proposal; (4) that other nations be encouraged to support the U.S. policy; and (5) the IOC to consider the creation of permanent sites for the summer and winter Olympic games.