S.J.Res. 158 (98th): A joint resolution condemning the brutal behavior of the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics for the destruction of Korean Airlines Flight 007 with the loss of 269 innocent lives.


Sep 12, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 12, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Howard Baker Jr.
Senator from Tennessee

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/12/1983--Introduced.States that the United States:(1) condemns the Soviet destruction of Korean Air Lines Flight 7 and calls for an explanation from the Soviets;(2) extends its sympathies to the families who ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 353 (Related)
A joint resolution condemning the Soviet criminal destruction of the Korean civilian airliner.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 28, 1983

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 158” means this is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 12, 1983


31 cosponsors (19D, 12R) (show)

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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