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H.RES.62: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Secretary of State should seek to amend Article 22 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice to move the seat of the Court from the Netherlands.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Christopher H. Smith, R-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Secretary of State should take the appropriate steps in the United Nations (U.N.) to amend Article 22 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice to move the seat of the court from the Netherlands to a more appropriate venue.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.