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H.RES.713: Recognizing the friendship between the United Kingdom and the United States and expressing the support of the House of Representatives for a united, secure, and prosperous United Kingdom.

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Sponsor Brad Sherman, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 26 (19 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Introduced Aug. 4, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Expresses the belief that: (1) a united, secure, and prosperous United Kingdom is important for U.S. national security priorities; and (2) diplomatic, economic, and military cooperation between the United States and the United Kingdom is essential to U.S. national security

Expresses deep friendship toward the Scottish people, and respects the right of the Scottish people to make their decision regarding their status in the September 18, 2014, referendum.

Expresses a firm commitment to cooperation between the United States and the United Kingdom toward a more peaceful and prosperous world.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
Aug. 4, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.