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H.RES.434: Honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela and expressing condolences on his passing.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Karen Bass, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 256 (200 Democrats, 1 Independent, 55 Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 9, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

States that the House of Representatives has learned with profound sorrow of the death of Nelson Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa.

Tenders its sympathies to the members of his family and his fellow citizens.

Honors the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela and for his friendship to the United States.

Requests the Secretary of State to communicate these expressions of sentiment to Nelson Mandela's family and to the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa.

Requests that when the House adjourns today it do so as a mark of respect to the memory of Nelson Mandela.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 12, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 12, 2013 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection. (text: CR H8085-8086)
Dec. 12, 2013 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H8085-8086)
Dec. 12, 2013 Committee on Foreign Affairs discharged.
Dec. 12, 2013 Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
Dec. 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.