H.Con.Res. 179 (98th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress with regard to the defense responsibilities of the United States and Japan.


Sep 29, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 29, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Sawyer
Representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
9/29/1983--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the United States and Japan should exert maximum efforts to resist Soviet challenges in Asia; (2) Japan should make a greater contribution ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 179” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 29, 1983


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