About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
6/26/1985--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should negotiate a treaty with other democratic nations to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks. Provides that such treaty ...
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Jun 26, 1985
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 208”). 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.
81 cosponsors (57R, 24D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 208 — 99th Congress: A resolution entitled: the “International Terrorism Control Treaty”.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hres208
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