H.Con.Res.39 - Urging the President to oppose expansion of the Oil-for-Food Program in Iraq, condemning Saddam Hussein for the actions the Government of Iraq has taken against the Iraqi people and for its defiance of the United Nations, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Watkins, Wes [R-OK-3] (Introduced 03/02/1999)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/02/1999 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.39 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/02/1999)
Urges the President to: (1) oppose any expansion of the Oil-for-Food Program in Iraq under current conditions; and (2) take steps, through the United Nations (UN), to improve enforcement of the embargo on the sale of oil from Iraq.
Condemns the continued threat to international peace and stability posed by the regime of Saddam Hussein and its refusal to abide by the conditions of UN Security Council Resolutions 686 and 687. Supports the U.S. armed forces who are carrying out their missions in the Persian Gulf.
Reaffirms that U.S. policy should support efforts to remove Hussein from power and promote emergence of a democratic government to replace that regime. Encourages the Department of State to find alternative mechanisms to provide humanitarian relief to the Iraqi people.