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H.Con.Res. 194 (97th): A concurrent resolution disapproving the proposed sales to Saudi Arabia of E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, conformal fuel tanks for F-15 aircraft, AIM-9L Sidewinder missiles, and Boeing 707 aerial refueling aircraft.

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Oct 1, 1981
97th Congress (1981–1982)

Passed House, Failed Senate on Oct 28, 1981

After passing in the House, this resolution failed in the Senate on October 28, 1981.


Dante Fascell

Representative for Florida's 15th congressional district




Oct 1, 1981

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Oct 7, 1981
Ordered Reported

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Oct 28, 1981
Failed Senate

A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.

H.Con.Res. 194 (97th) 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. 194. This is the one from the 97th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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