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97th Congress (1981–1982)
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 16, 1982 but was never passed by the House.
Senator for California
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Last Updated: Dec 17, 1982
41 Cosponsors (21 Democrats, 20 Republicans)
Dec 3, 1982
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Dec 7, 1982
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Dec 16, 1982
Passed Senate (House next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Dec 17, 1982
Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.
S.Con.Res. 131 (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 S.Con.Res. 131. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A concurrent resolution to express the sense of the Congress concerning Americans missing and unaccounted for in Southeast Asia, S. Con. Res. 131, 97th Cong. (1982).
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