About the resolution
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Instructs the Secretary of State to provide Congress with: (1) information concerning the number of Americans held by the Soviet Union since World War II; and (2) a record of ...
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Oct 19, 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. 390”). 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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