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H.RES.74: Supporting the goals and objectives of Ireland's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Bill Keating, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 9 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action March 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Supports the goals of Ireland's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Encourages the launch of U.S.-European Union (EU) trade and investment negotiations which will benefit U.S. and European workers.

Promotes increased transatlantic exchanges to further benefit from existing cultural ties and research and development partnerships, particularly in the maritime area.

Affirms the deep roots of common heritage between the United States and Ireland, and acknowledges the lasting contributions of Irish-Americans to the United States.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs