H.Con.Res. 261 (96th): A concurrent resolution relative to rights of Ukrainian citizens.


Jan 28, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 28, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Courter

Representative for New Jersey's 13th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/28/1980--Introduced.Declares the sense of Congress that the President shall take steps to: (1) call upon the Soviet Union to permit the resurrection of the Ukrainian Orthodox and Catholic Churches; (2) ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 28, 1980

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. 261”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 72 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 1979

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