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H.RES.310: Calling for more accountable foreign assistance for Cambodia.

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Sponsor Steven J. Chabot, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 19, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

States that in order to be credible the July 2013 parliamentary elections in Cambodia must implement the recommendations in the July 16, 2012, Report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, and must include the participation of all political parties leaders, including Sam Rainsy.

Urges the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) not to support national or local elections in Cambodia if such United Nations (U.N.) recommendations are ignored, and if political parties and opposition leaders are excluded or hampered from freely participating in electoral processes.

States that: (1) any election in Cambodia that the Secretary of State determines is not credible should be deemed as an illegitimate expression of the Cambodian peoples' will; and (2) a resulting Cambodian government should not be eligible for direct U.S. government assistance, and the Department of State and USAID should reduce assistance f...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 16, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
July 19, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.