Sponsor and status
96th Congress (1979–1980)
This resolution was introduced on July 31, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for New York's 6th congressional district
33 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 14 Republicans)
Jul 31, 1980
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H.Con.Res. 397 (96th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.
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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 397. This is the one from the 96th Congress.
This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A concurrent resolution expressing the deep concern of the Congress about the deprivation by the Soviet Union of the right of Protestant Christians to freedom of religion and, in particular, about the situation of the seven Pentecostals now living in the United States embassy in Moscow, H.R. Con. Res. 397, 96th Cong. (1980).
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