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Jun 21, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
This resolution was introduced on June 21, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district
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 >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 240”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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