H.RES.543: Affirming the support of the United States for Macedonia's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Candice S. Miller, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 16 (7 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced April 4, 2014
Latest Major Action June 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

Supports Macedonia's aspirations to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Recognizes the cooperation between Vermont and Macedonia and the joint military partnership between the Vermont National Guard and the Army of Macedonia.

Recognizes the significant benefits of closer economic and political ties between NATO members and Macedonia.

Appreciates Macedonia's efforts in advancing peace, democracy, and stability.

Calls on the Administration and the Department of State to work with Greece and NATO allies to ensure that bilateral disputes do not impede Macedonia's NATO accession.

Urges NATO members to formally extend an invitation to Macedonia to join NATO at the NATO Summit in the United Kingdom in September 2014.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 10, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
April 4, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.