Summary: H.Con.Res.199 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/13/1997)

Urges the Administration to: (1) explain the full extent of its cooperation with the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Commission investigation of capital punishment in the United States; (2) provide the Congress with a detailed written explanation of the assistance offered by all U.S. Government agencies, particularly the Department of State, for the investigation, and a full explanation of the costs to the United States of the Commission's investigation; (3) ascertain and provide to the Congress a list of other countries to be visited by Mr. Ndiaya, a UN special investigator; (4) state the Administration's position on the view that extrajudicial summary and arbitrary executions occur in the American judicial system; and (5) continue to oppose any global standard on capital punishment imposed on the United States by the Commission or any other UN body.