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H.Con.Res. 39 (98th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to implementing the objectives of the United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons (1983-1992).

Sponsor and status

Jan 27, 1983
98th Congress (1983–1984)

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Jul 27, 1983

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on July 27, 1983. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


Edward “Larry” Winn Jr.

Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 27, 1983


141 Cosponsors (101 Democrats, 39 Republicans, 1 New Progressive)



Jan 27, 1983

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Jun 9, 1983
Ordered Reported

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Jul 27, 1983
Passed Senate

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 27, 1983
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.Con.Res. 39 (98th) 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. 39. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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