H.J.Res. 198 (98th): A joint resolution calling for mutual and verifiable reductions in nuclear arsenals by the United States and the Soviet Union and expressing the full support of the Congress for the two ongoing arms reduction negotiations in Geneva between these two countries.


Mar 15, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 15, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Crane

Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

3/15/1983--Introduced.Declares that the Congress: (1) supports the ongoing Geneva negotiations between the United States and the Soviet Union; (2) urges both powers to continue to work toward equitable and verifiable ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 15, 1983

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 198”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


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

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