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Byrd-Hagel Resolution

Published July 25, 1997



Byrd-Hagel Resolution

Senate Resolution 98, the Byrd-Hagel Resolution, was "a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the conditions for the United States becoming a signatory to any international agreement on greenhouse gas emissions under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change". It passed on July 25, 1997 in the Senate.


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