H.Res. 39 (97th): A resolution to express the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should declare a national holiday to honor the Americans who were held hostage in Iran and observe their return to the United States.

Introduced:

Jan 23, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 23, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Mattox

Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district

Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/23/1981--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should declare a national holiday to honor the Americans who were held hostage in Iran and observe their return ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 39” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 23, 1981

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