| Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.Con.Res. 35 (ih) Congratulating the State of Qatar and its citizens for their commitment to democratic ideals and women's suffrage on the occasion of Qatar's historic elections of a central municipal council on March 8, 1999. [Introduced in House] %%Fil...
H.Con.Res. 35 (ih) Congratulating the State of Qatar and its citizens for their commitment to democratic ideals and women's suffrage on the occasion of Qatar's historic elections of a central municipal council on March 8, 1999. [Introduced in House] %%Fil...
Agreed to July 1, 1999
One Hundred Sixth Congress
United States of America
AT THE FIRST SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
the sixth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine
Whereas His Highness, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the Emir of
Qatar, issued a decree creating a central municipal council, the
first of its kind in Qatar;
Whereas on March 8, 1999, the people of the State of Qatar held direct
elections for a central municipal council;
Whereas the central municipal council has been structured to have
members from 29 election districts serving 4-year terms;
Whereas Qatari women were granted the right to participate in this
historic first municipal election, both as candidates and voters;
Whereas this election demonstrates the strength and diversity of the
State of Qatar's commitment to democratic expression;
Whereas the United States highly values democracy and women's rights;
Whereas March 8 is recognized as International Women's Day, and is an
occasion to assess the progress of the advancement of women and girls
throughout the world; and
Whereas this historic event of democratic elections and women's
suffrage in the State of Qatar should be honored: Now, therefore, be
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),
That the Congress--
(1) commends His Highness, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani,
the Emir of Qatar, for his leadership and commitment to suffrage
and the principles of democracy;
(2) congratulates the citizens of the State of Qatar as they
celebrate the historic election for a central municipal council;
(3) reaffirms that the United States is strongly committed to
encouraging the suffrage of women, democratic ideals, and peaceful
development throughout the Middle East.
Clerk of the House of Representatives.
Secretary of the Senate.
Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:
||H.R. 5422 (ih) To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish an integrated environmental reporting program. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 502 (ris) To protect social security. [Referral Instructions Senate] ...
||S.Res. 255 (ats) Recognizing and honoring Bob Collins, and expressing the condolences of the Senate to his family on his death. [Agreed to Senate] ...
||H.R. 1725 (enr) To provide for the conveyance by the Bureau of Land Management to Douglas County, Oregon, of a county park and certain adjacent land. [Enrolled bill] ...
||H.R. 15 (ih) To designate a portion of the Otay Mountain region of California as wilderness. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 2864 (is) To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to issue a certificate of documentation with appropriate endorsement for employment in the coastwise trade for the vessel R'ADVENTURE II. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||H.J.Res. 46 (eh) Conferring status as an honorary veteran of the United States Armed Forces on Zachary Fisher. [Engrossed in House] ...
||S. 704 (enr) To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat the overutilization of prison health care services and control rising prisoner health care costs. [Enrolled bill] ...
||H.R. 883 (ih) To preserve the sovereignty of the United States over public lands and acquired lands owned by the United States, and to preserve State sovereignty and private property rights in non-Federal lands surrounding those public lands and acquired...
||H.R. 576 (ih) To amend title 4, United States Code, to add the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday to the list of days on which the flag should especially be displayed. [Introduced in House] ...
||H.Con.Res. 380 (ih) Expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the relationship between eating disorders in adolescents and young adults and certain practices of the advertising industry. [Introduced in House] ...
||H.R. 4895 (ih) To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to increase the maximum amount of marketing loan gains and loan deficiency payments that an agricultural producer may receive during each of crop years 2000, 2001, and 2002. [Introduced in House] %%Fil...
||H.Res. 512 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
||H.R. 449 (enr) To authorize the Gateway Visitor Center at Independence National Historical Park, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
||H.R. 3073 (rh) To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for grants for projects designed to promote responsible fatherhood, and for other purposes. [Reported in House] ...
||H.R. 3843 (rh) To reauthorize programs to assist small business concerns, and for other purposes. [Reported in House] ...
||H.R. 4560 (ih) To provide for the use of snowmobiles in National parks. [Introduced in House] ...
||H.R. 560 (rh) To designate the Federal building located at 300 Recinto Sur Street in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the ``Jose V. Toledo United States Post Office and Courthouse''. [Reported in House] ...
||S. 1402 (pcs) To amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance programs providing education benefits for veterans, and for other purposes. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...
||S. 2044 (is) To allow postal patrons to contribute to funding for domestic violence programs through the voluntary purchase of specially issued postage stamps. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||H.Con.Res. 423 (ih) Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Million Family March. [Introduced in House] ...
||H.R. 795 (ih) To provide for the settlement of the water rights claims of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 1478 (is) To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide equitable access for foster care and adoption services for Indian children in tribal areas. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||S.Res. 354 (ats) Amending paragraphs 2 and 3(a) of Rule XXV and providing for certain appointments to the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, the Finance Committee, the Small Business Committe...
||H.R. 1568 (eh) To provide technical, financial, and procurement assistance to veteran owned small businesses, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House] ...
||H.R. 3064 (ih) Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes. [Introduced in...
||H.R. 1789 (ih) To restore the inherent benefits of the market economy by repealing the Federal body of statutory law commonly referred to as ``antitrust law'', and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
||S. 2499 (rs) To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Pennsylvania. [Reported in Senate] ...
||S. 980 (is) To promote access to health care services in rural areas. [Introduced in Senate] ...
||H.R. 5626 (ih) To amend the Federal Power Act to provide additional authority to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to order refunds of unjust, unreasonable, unduly discriminatory or preferential rates and charges for electricity, and for other purp...
106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents
|GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.