H.Amdt.703 to H.J.Res.19299th Congress (1985-1986)
|Amends Bill:||H.J.Res.192 — A joint resolution to designate April 24, 1985, as "National Day of Remembrance of Man's Inhumanity to Man".|
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ford, William D. [D-MI-15] (Offered 12/16/1985)|
|Latest Action:||12/16/1985 Amendment Failed of Passage in Committee of Whole by Recorded Vote: 206 - 213 (Record Vote No: 459).|
Description: H.Amdt. 703 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
An amendment to strike "Turkish" from the phrase "Ottoman Turkish Empire" in the citation of the government that was responsible for the genocide perpetrated on 1.5 million people of armenian ancestry between 1915 and 1932. The amendment adds that the genocide was perpetrated by governments prior to the establishment of the Republic of Turkey.