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H.RES.447: Supporting the democratic and European aspirations of the people of Ukraine, and their right to choose their own future free of intimidation and fear.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
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|Sponsor||Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y.|
|Total Cosponsors||58 (41 Democrats, 17 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Dec. 16, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 10, 2014|
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Values the close relationship the United States has established with Ukraine.
Supports the democratic and European aspirations of the people of Ukraine.
Calls on the United States and the European Union (EU) to work together to support a peaceful resolution to the political crisis in Ukraine.
Condemns all acts of violence, and calls on the government of Ukraine to bring to justice those responsible for violence against peaceful protesters and to release and drop criminal charges against those detained for peacefully exercising their democratic rights.
Welcomes the repeal by the Ukrainian parliament of most of the anti-democratic measures adopted on January 16, 2014, and urges President Yanukovych to engage in substantive talks with opposition leaders and to take additional steps to de-escalate tensions.
Urges the United States and the EU to make clear to Ukraine's leaders that those who authorize or engage in violence against peaceful prote...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 10, 2014||
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 381 - 2 (Roll no. 56). (text: CR H1693)
|Feb. 10, 2014||Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1698-1699)|
|Feb. 10, 2014||At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.|
|Feb. 10, 2014||DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 447.|
|Feb. 10, 2014||Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1693-1697)|
|Feb. 10, 2014||Mr. Smith (NJ) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.|
|Jan. 29, 2014||Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.|
|Jan. 29, 2014||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|Jan. 10, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.|
|Dec. 16, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|