H.Res. 249 (97th): A resolution calling for an international nuclear weapons ban.


Oct 20, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 20, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Burton

Representative for California's 5th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Urges the President to ease tensions between the United States and other nations and to seek a permanent international nuclear weapons ban. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 20, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 249”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


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

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