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H.RES.562: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to enhanced relations with the Republic of Moldova and support for Moldova's territorial integrity.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Joe Pitts, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 42 (19 Democrats, 23 Republicans)
Introduced May 1, 2014
Latest Major Action July 25, 2014
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Bill Summary

Reaffirms that it is U.S. policy to support the Republic of Moldova's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity.

Supports the Strategic Dialogue as a means to strengthen relations between the Republic of Moldova and the United States and enhance the democratic, economic, rule of law, and security reforms being implemented by the Republic of Moldova.

Encourages the President and the Department of State to enhance U.S. cooperation with the government of Moldova and civil society organizations.

Affirms the Republic of Moldova's sovereign right to determine its own partnerships free of external coercion and affirms Moldova's right to associate with the European Union (EU) or any regional organization.

Calls upon the Government of Russia to: (1) withdraw its military forces from within the internationally recognized territory of the Republic of Moldova, (2) refrain from economic threats, and (3) cease actions that support separatist movement...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 25, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 25, 2014 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
July 25, 2014 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H6836-6837; text of measure as introduced in House: CR H6836)
July 25, 2014 Committee on Foreign Affairs discharged.
July 25, 2014 Mr. Smith (NJ) asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
June 26, 2014 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 26, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 1, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.