H.CON.RES.283: Calling for a peaceful resolution to the current electoral crisis in Kenya.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced Jan. 23, 2008
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 8, 2008

Bill Summary

Commends the Kenyan people for their commitment to democracy and respect for the democratic process as evidenced by the high voter turnout and peaceful voting on election day. Condemns the ongoing violence in Kenya and urges all parties concerned to immediately end use of violence as a means to achieve their political objectives. Calls on the two leading presidential candidates to accept offers of external and internal assistance to help find...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Payne moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 283.
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, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 1 (Roll no. 34).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Jan. 23, 2008

Introduced in the House by Donald M. Payne (D-N.J.)

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