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H.R.1692: Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Jim McGovern, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 112 (99 Democrats, 14 Republicans)
Introduced April 24, 2013
Latest Major Action June 14, 2013
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Bill Summary

Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act of 2013 - Directs the President to develop and transmit to Congress a comprehensive strategy to end serious human rights violations in Sudan and to promote comprehensive peace and democratic reform. Requires the strategy to include an interagency plan along with a description of the resources and additional personnel required for the diplomatic, economic, intelligence, and military activities to be undertaken to address and end human rights violations, strengthen democratic institutions, and expand democratic participation and governance, including capacity building of Sudanese civil society, political parties, and nongovernmental organizations seeking peaceful democratic change.

Requires a description of: (1) the options for expanding U.S. diplomatic engagement with countries with close political or economic relations with Sudan, including China, Russia, Qatar, Egypt, and other traditional allies and multilateral organization...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
April 24, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
April 24, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
April 24, 2013 Referred to House Financial Services
April 24, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs