H.Res. 497 (99th): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the need for greater international cooperation in responding to nuclear disasters.


Jul 16, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 16, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edwin Zschau
Representative for California's 12th congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/16/1986--Introduced.Declares that the House of Representatives calls upon the President to enter into negotiations with:(1) the League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to establish the League as the ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 497” 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.


Jul 16, 1986


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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