H.Con.Res. 173 (97th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the United States should embark on a program to construct a permanent manned operations center in low earth orbit within 10 years, and for other purposes.


Aug 4, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 4, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Wayne Grisham

Representative for California's 33rd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

8/4/1981--Introduced.Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should complete construction of a permanent manned operations center in low Earth orbit within ten years. Requests the President to submit ... Read more >

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Aug 4, 1981

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 173”). 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.


14 cosponsors (10R, 4D) (show)
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