S.J.RES.54: A joint resolution finding the Government of Iraq in unacceptable and material breach of its international obligations.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced June 25, 1998
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 14, 1998

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Declares that the Government of Iraq is in material and unacceptable breach of its international obligations. Urges the President to take appropriate action under U.S. law to bring Iraq into compliance with such obligations.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported to Senate by Senator Lott for Senator Helms without amendment and an amended preamble. Without written report.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Received in the House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Held at the desk.
Mr. Gilman moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5, rule I, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 6 (Roll No. 378).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 105-235.
June 25, 1998

Introduced in the Senate by Trent Lott (R-Miss.)

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