H.Res. 59 (96th): A resolution to establish a Select Committee on International Terrorism.

Jan 22, 1979 (96th Congress, 1979–1980)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.Res. 659 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 07, 1980

Marvin Mathis
Representative for Georgia's 2nd congressional district
Related Bills
H.Res. 970 (95th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 1978

H.Res. 659 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 07, 1980


This resolution was introduced on January 22, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jan 22, 1979
Referred to Committee Jan 22, 1979

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Creates a Select Committee on International Terrorism to conduct a study and investigation of the desirability and effectiveness of measures being taken by the United States and foreign countries in attempting to alleviate the threat of terrorism. Directs the committee to make preliminary and final reports to the House of Representatives on the results and recommendations of its investigations.

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