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H.RES.436: Recognizing the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 45 (All Democrats)
Introduced Dec. 10, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of Human Rights Day.

Supports the ideals of human rights and reaffirms the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Encourages all nations to continue working towards freedom, peace, and security which can be achieved only through democracy, respect for human rights, and the rule of law.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 10, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
Dec. 10, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.