H.J.Res. 390 (98th): A joint resolution instructing the Secretary of State to provide the Congress with complete information concerning the number of American nationals now held by the Soviet Union or so held at any time since the cessation of hostilities at the conclusion of World War II, and all steps taken to identify and recover such persons.


Oct 19, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 19, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George Hansen

Representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district


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Oct 19, 1983

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