H.Res. 240 (98th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should convene a national bipartisan commission to address the serious long-term problems of security and economic development in Central America.

Introduced:

Jun 21, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 21, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Barnes
Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district
Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/21/1983--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House that the President should convene a national, bipartisan commission to address the problems in Central America. Suggests certain requirements for the Commission. Read more >
Related Bills
H.Res. 236 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 1983

S.Res. 158 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 1983

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 240” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jun 21, 1983

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Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (10R, 7D, 1N) (show)
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