H.RES.443: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the September 23, 2013, decision of the Dominican Republic Constitutional Court that places hundreds of thousands of Dominican born persons at risk of statelessness.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Dec. 12, 2013
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 10, 2014

Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) it is U.S. policy to promote the right to nationality without arbitrary deprivation by any state as articulated in Article 15 of the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights, and (2) the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) should pursue a multilateral approach to address the potential crisis in the Dominican Republic as a result of that nation's...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.RES.443.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 10, 2014
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
Dec. 12, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Dec. 12, 2013

Introduced in the House by Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.)

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