Summary: H.Con.Res.183 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/11/1996)

Condemns the rash of arson against African-American churches across the United States during the past 18 months. Pledges to take steps to assist law enforcement authorities in apprehending the persons responsible.

Supports the bipartisan legislation introduced by Representatives Conyers and Hyde to facilitate the prosecution of, and increase penalties against, arsonists who target houses of worship.

Encourages the people of the United States to work within their own communities to prevent arson against African-American houses of worship.