H.RES.703: Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and supporting continued efforts to control radiation and mitigate the adverse health consequences related to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced March 1, 2006
  • Latest Major Action April 4, 2006

Bill Summary

Recognizes the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and expresses sympathy for the ongoing effects of the disaster, including adverse health consequences and deaths. Calls upon national and international health organizations to focus their research into the public health consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster into areas identified by the Chernobyl Shelter Fund, so that the global community can benefit from the findings of...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Mr. Leach moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 703.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 1 (Roll no. 83).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 1, 2006

Introduced in the House by Elton Gallegly (R-Calif.)

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