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H.RES.397: Recognizing the 40th anniversary of the independence of the Bahamas.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 7 (All Democrats)
Introduced Oct. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Joins the people of the Bahamas and the Bahamian diaspora worldwide in commemorating the 40th anniversary of the independence of the Bahamas.

Recognizes that the United States and the Bahamas are united by a shared history, common values, and a commitment to democracy and human rights.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
Oct. 30, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.