H.Con.Res.185 - Expressing the sense of the Congress on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and recommitting the United States to the principles expressed in the Universal Declaration.105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] (Introduced 11/07/1997)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/21/1998 Message on Senate action sent to the House.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||09/14/1998 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.185 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/14/1998)
Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to the rights enunciated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Expresses the determination of the Congress to work for the implementation and observance of international human rights and rights agreements.
Urges government leaders of all nations, representatives of private international human rights organizations, business and labor leaders, local government officials, and all Americans to use the Declaration as an instrument to promote tolerance, understanding, and greater respect for human rights.