H.CON.RES.41: Encouraging peace and reunification on the Korean Peninsula.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 51 (43 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Introduced June 25, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 2, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 31, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the historical importance of the Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950.

Honors the service and sacrifice of the U.S. Armed Forces and the armed forces of allied countries that have served in Korea since 1950.

Reaffirms the commitment of the United States to its alliance with South Korea.

Calls on North Korea to respect the fundamental human rights of its citizens, dismantle its nuclear weapons program, and end its nuclear and missile proliferation as integral steps toward peace and eventual reunification.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 2, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Aug. 1, 2013 Received in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6257)
July 31, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 31, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5254)
July 31, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 41.
July 31, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5254-5256)
July 31, 2013 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
July 9, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
June 25, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
June 25, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs